About the film
politician faust film noir district attorney
Alias Nick Beal
Release Date: March 04, 1949
|Slogan||:||«No man ever held more terrible power over women than this tall dark handsome stranger from nowhere!»|
|Producers||:||Endre Bohem, Stanley Goldsmith, John L. Murphy|
|Writers||:||Jonathan Latimer, Mindret Lord|
After straight-arrow district attorney Joseph Foster says in frustration that he would sell his soul to bring down a local mob boss, a smooth-talking stranger named Nick Beal shows up with enough evidence to seal a conviction. When that success leads Foster to run for governor, Beal's unearthly hold on him turns the previously honest man corrupt, much to the displeasure of his wife and his steadfast minister.