About the film
london, england detective inspector film noir thriller older man younger woman relationship falling down stairs bludgeoning nosy neighbor henpecked husband blackmailer wife murder early 1900s foggy night poisoning killer as protagonist overbearing wife
Release Date: January 31, 1945
|Slogan||:||«His Was a Strange Secret, Hers Was a Strange Love»|
|Production Companies||:||Universal Pictures|
|Writers||:||Bertram Millhauser, Arthur T. Horman, James Ronald|
Genial shopkeeper Philip has to endure the constant nagging of a shrewish wife while he secretly yearns for a pretty young stenographer. When the henpecking gets to be too much, Philip murders his wife and manages to make her death look like an accident. A ruthless blackmailer and a low-key detective both discover Philip's secret, and he has to decide which of them poses the more dangerous threat.