Top-notch crime story stars Gene Barry as a Texas oil field driller who smells easy money and starts skimming crude from his employer's field. He makes the mistake of turning to crime boss Edward Arnold to expand his operations, and finds himself on a slippery slope when more no-goods want in. Barbara Hale, Jeanne Cooper, John Zaremba co-star; William Castle directs. 81 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.