Dick Powell stars as Haven, an army undercover investigator assigned to investigate the murders of two cavalrymen. Travelling incognito, Haven arrives in a small frontier outpost, where saloon singer Charlie controls all illegal activities. After making short work of Charlie's burly henchman, Haven gets a job in her organization biding his time and gathering evidence against the gorgeous crime boss. Cast as a philosophical hotel keeper, Burl Ives is afforded the opportunity to sing a a ballad.
DICK POWELL,SECRET AGENT; JANE GREER, MENACE;THEIR HOSTILE URGES MAKE FOR DYNAMIC DRAMA! (original print ad-all caps)
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The TCM print is the 1957 re-release, with re-framed title credits to accommodate wide-screen projection. See more
Charlie writes a letter of authorisation for Haven to take over the running of the stage line. She writes on the paper vertically. However, when Haven hands over the letter to the man currently in charge, he reads the whole letter horizontally. See more
[gesturing at the piano player
Doesn't he ever stop playing?
Sam? It don't bother him, he's deaf.
The Sun Shining Warm
Lyrics by Mort Greene
Music by Leigh Harline
Sung by Burl Ives
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