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I had this picture mixed up with another one and never saw it until today. And it's pretty good. Ol' Robert Mitchum is this army guy or criminal or something, and he's being pursued by William Bendix who is a criminal or an army guy or something. It's all about 300 K somebody or other stole from the army or criminals or something. The guy with the money is the fiance of Jane Greer, and we all know how evil she can be.

Well, never mind the plot. This is a decent script with one big laugh, and Don Siegel makes it look a lot better than it should. There are, oh, probably three days of good location work in Mexico, and that makes it better than the average B. Really it's sort of an A Minus. Maybe I'm a little generous but I'll give it four stars out of five.
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