An ex-tennis pro carries out a plot to murder his wife. When things go wrong, he improvises a brilliant plan B.
Private detective Philip Marlowe is hired by a rich family. Before the complex case is over, he's seen murder, blackmail, and what might be love.
Visiting her two sisters and brother, singer Petey Brown lands a job at small-time-hood Nicky Toresca's nightclub. While evading the sleazy Toresca's heavy-handed passes at her, she falls ...
Concentration camp survivor Victoria Kowelska finds herself involved in mystery, greed, and murder when she assumes the identity of a dead friend in order to gain passage to America.
Pulp novelist Holly Martins travels to shadowy, postwar Vienna, only to find himself investigating the mysterious death of an old friend, Harry Lime.
A psychiatrist protects the identity of an amnesia patient accused of murder while attempting to recover his memory.
Insurance executive John Forbes falls for femme fatale Mona Stevens while her boyfriend is in jail and he suffers serious consequences as a result.
When assassin Philip Raven shoots a blackmailer and his beautiful female companion dead, he is paid off in marked bills by his treasonous employer who is working with foreign spies.
Hollywood actor Charles Castle is pressured by his studio boss into a criminal cover-up to protect his valuable career.
A beautiful secretary risks her life to try to find the elusive woman who may prove her boss didn't murder his selfish wife.