Director: Frank Tuttle
Ladd came into his own as paid gunman seeking revenge on man who double-crossed him, with Lake as a fetching vis-a-vis. Script by W.R. Burnett and Albert Maltz, fom Graham Greene's novel A Gun Fo Sale.
Remade in 1957 as SHORT CUT TO HELL and for cable TV in 1991 with Robert Wagner.
My Rating: ***