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Kleptomaniac Dorothy Lyons is paroled from prison in custody of her sister June, secretary to "reform" political candidate Frank Jansen. Ben Grace, associate of crime boss Sol Caspar, sees this as a way to smear Jansen's campaign. But after falling out with Caspar, Ben tries to help June, who he begins to fall for. Sexy Dorothy also has a yen for Ben. June is reluctantly forced to go along with Be

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Directed by

Allan Dwan

Written by

James M. Cain (Novel)
Robert Blees (Screenplay)

Runtime

99 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Out of the shadows of a vice-ridden city comes James M. Cain's most explosive drama!

Cast

Keywords

noir red hair kleptomania

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