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Release Date: February 5th, 2007

DVD Release Date: July 6th, 2004

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 20 min

Plot Summary
Sadistic killer-for-hire Raven (Alan Ladd) becomes enraged when his latest job is paid off in marked bills. Vowing to track down his double-crossing boss, nightclub executive Gates (Laird Cregar), Raven sits beside Gates' lovely new employee, Ellen (Veronica Lake), on a train out of town. Although Ellen is engaged to marry the police lieutenant (Robert Preston) who's hunting down Raven, she decides to try and set the misguided hit man straight as he hides from the cops and plots his revenge.

Cast: Alan Ladd, Veronica Lake, Robert Preston, Laird Cregar, Tully Marshall, Mikhail Rasumny, Marc Lawrence, Pamela Blake

Director: Frank Tuttle

Genres: Crime drama

Production Co: Paramount Pictures

Keywords: Police officer, Dark, Pursuit, Cool, Transformation, Revenge, Los Angeles, 1940s