Director: Edgar G. Ulmer Run Time: 68 min. Format: DCP Release Year: 1945
Starring: Ann Savage, Claudia Drake, Edmund MacDonald, Tim Ryan, Tom Neal
Screenwriter: Martin Goldsmith
Producer: Leon Fromkess
In New York, piano player Al Roberts (Tom Neal) laments when his singer girlfriend, Sue Harvey (Claudia Drake), leaves for Hollywood, Calif. When Al gets some money, he decides to hitchhike to California to join Sue. In Arizona, Al accepts a ride with Charles Haskell (Edmund MacDonald), but during a storm in a freak accident, Haskell is killed. Frightened, Al assumes Haskell’s identity and car, but soon comes upon the mysterious Vera (Ann Savage), who seems to know all about his true identity.