After a blind Los Angeles heiress (Allene Roberts) is kidnapped by a ruthless hood (Lyle Bettger), he sets the titular Chicago terminal as the drop-off point for the ransom. Local railway cop William Calhoun (William Holden) has the dicey task of trying to safely pry the victim from her captors' clutches. Rudolph Maté's gripping noir thriller co-stars Nancy Olson, Barry Fitzgerald, and Jan Sterling. 81 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English.