Scuffling P.I. Jeff Bailey (Robert Mitchum) finally got a sure-money job from shady high-roller Whit Sterling (Kirk Douglas): Track down and retrieve the mistress (Jane Greer) who skipped with $40,000 of his money. Finding his prey in Mexico, Bailey falls for her, but his plan to make them new lives leads to stunning betrayals. Jacques Tourneur's exemplary film noir co-stars Steve Brodie, Rhonda Fleming, Dickie Moore. 97 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.