- Directors: Edward Dmytryk
- Producers: Adrian Scott
- Writers: Novel, Raymond Chandler, Screenplay, John Paxton
- Genres: Crime, Drama, Film-Noir, Romance, Thriller
- Actors: Dick Powell, Claire Trevor, Anne Shirley
Detective Philip Marlowe (Dick Powell) is hired by hulking Moose Malloy (Mike Mazurki) to locate his old girlfriend that he lost track of while serving time in prison. With each lead he follows, Marlowe encounters lies, larceny, perjury, theft and a beautiful femme fatale (Claire Trevor).