Waking up after a night of drinking and flirting with nightclub singer Irene, war veteran and struggling artist Joe Manning is horrified when he learns that she was murdered — and he’s the prime suspect.
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John Bromfield plays the village idiot and for some reason a girl next door in a stone cold fox like Julie London's skin is interested in his dumb, drunk momma's boy ass. In the plus column Crime Against Joe isn't that long and at points is actually unintentionally funny. The twist is laughable and the final chase was noirish enough to be enjoyable.