A sultry night club singer, a man who has also traveled to many exotic ports and a salesman meet aboard ship on the 45-mile trip from Hong Kong to Macao. The singer is quickly hired by an American expatriate who runs the biggest casino in Macao and has a thriving business in converting hot jewels into cash. Her new boss thinks one of her traveling companions is a cop. One is -- but not the one the boss suspects. Written by
Dale O'Connor <firstname.lastname@example.org>
They try to forget their pasts in exotic, exciting Macao, port of sin and shady dealings!
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Did You Know?
did not want to be in this movie; Howard Hughes
admitted that he never saw her previous performance opposite Humphrey Bogart
in the film In a Lonely Place
(1950), which is today unanimously considered among her finest performances. When Grahame asked to be loaned out to make George Stevens
's A Place in the Sun
(1951), Hughes turned down her request and forced her to make this movie (she reportedly dryly told her then-husband and uncredited director Nicholas Ray
, who she was in the process of divorcing, that she wouldn't ask for alimony if he could get her out of this movie). Grahame later stated that she intentionally over-acted out of hatred for Hughes. See more
Whenever Julie Benson sings in the gambling den, The piano and bass guitar accompaniment don't match the sound of the full orchestra backing her up. See more
[to Nick Cochran
You're up early for a loser.
Come Out Wherever You Are
and Sammy Cahn
background music during conversation between Halloran and Julie See more