ClaIre Foster (Brenda Marshall) discovers that her respectable-businessman husband George Foster (Arthur Kennedy) isn't respectable and isn't a businessman, but a gunman in this remake-version of "Heat Lightning".
William C. McGann
Silky has always moved booze. In prohibition, he smuggled it from Canada, but now that it is legal, he produces his own brand. Seven years before, he sent Doc to prison because Doc was an ... See full summary »
Among the few survivors of a plane crash in the Mexican wilderness are elderly Albert Richard Kingby, and married couple Carola and Clyde Ballister. With an unscrupulous streak, Carola and Clyde, seeing a briefcase handcuffed to Kingby's person, are able to open the briefcase when Kingby is unconscious to discover four wills for four different people, each will listing Kingby as the sole beneficiary each of $1 million. The Ballisters believe that in locating the four people - who are located in four different cities in the US northeast - and following Kingby, they may be able to get that $4 million for themselves. Jeff Caighn, unscrupulous himself, is the lawyer for one of the four, Miles Kempen of Cleveland, he who, seemingly afraid of Kingby, asks Jeff to draft a new will immediately leaving the $1 million solely to who is to be his wife, club singer Lili Roegan. The Ballisters and Jeff's stories intersect as a result, Carola and Jeff who enter into a partnership for that $4 million...Written by
According to a double-review (the other review being for Spellbound (1945)) written by Bosley Crowther for the New York Times on November 2nd, 1945, this film opened at the Loew's State theater on November 1st, 1945. See more »
After leaving Bedford's Island, Jeff and Carola go to a bar. Jeff sets a drink down in front of Carola, withdraws his hand and goes to sit down. In the next shot, he is withdrawing his hand from her drink and is sitting down again. See more »
I'm in agreement with the reviewer who said that when he watched Dangerous
Partners he felt like he came in to the story in the middle and had some trouble
figuring out who was who. I suspect that portion was mistakenly left on MGM's
cutting room floor.
James Craig, a lawyer whose ethics are only as good as they have to be and Signe
Hasso your typical mysterious woman survive a plane crash and Hasso picks
EDmund Gwenn's pocket where she find 4 unsigned wills that leave government bonds to the bearer who would be Gwenn. Only these folks
The two are out to investigate and they come up with another dastardly Nazi
scheme. A nice bit of reverse casting making Gwenn the chief villain.
This one sure could have used Hitchcock to put it together right.
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