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Helen Brent (Claire Trevor) has just received a Reno divorce. That night, she discovers one of her neighbors, Laury Palmer, and a gentleman caller murdered in Palmer's home. The killer is her neighbor's other boyfriend, Sam Wilde (Lawrence Tierney), an insanely jealous man who won't abide anyone "cutting in" on him.

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Directed by

Robert Wise

Written by

Eve Greene (Screenplay)
Richard Macaulay (Screenplay)
James Gunn (Novel)

Runtime

92 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

RELENTLESS SUSPENSE!

Cast

Keywords

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