Hard-hitting film noir thriller about a mysterious serial killer called "the Judge" who preys on those he believes to be evil, only strikes on rainy nights, and favors strangulation. A dedicated police lieutenant (William Lundigan) is tasked with tracking him down, but his investigation may be hampered by a nosy─but easy on the eyes─tabloid reporter (Dorothy Patrick). Jeff Corey, Charles D. Brown, Edwin Max also star; directed by Richard Fleischer and an uncredited Anthony Mann. 59 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.