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Release Date: January 6th, 1998

DVD Release Date: February 17th, 2004

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 20 min

Plot Summary
In New York City, an insolent pickpocket, Skip McCoy (Richard Widmark), inadvertently sets off a chain of events when he targets ex-prostitute Candy (Jean Peters) and steals her wallet. Unaware that she has been making deliveries of highly classified information to the communists, Candy, who has been trailed by FBI agents for months in hopes of nabbing the spy ringleader, is sent by her ex-boyfriend, Joey (Richard Kiley), to find Skip and retrieve the valuable microfilm he now holds.

Cast: Richard Widmark, Jean Peters, Thelma Ritter, Murvyn Vye, Richard Kiley, Willis Bouchey, Milburn Stone, Henry Slate

Director: Samuel Fuller

Genres: Thriller

Production Co: Twentieth Century Fox

Keywords: 1950s, New York City, Murder, Transformation, Suspenseful, Mystery, Dark, Gripping, Pursuit


Nominated Actress in a Supporting Role