Small-town newspaper co-owners and old army buddies Jim Austin and Don Carey find themselves up against a powerful gambling syndicate that’s controlling the politicians and law-enforcement officials in their town.
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This threatened to be propaganda and turned out to be beautifully crafted noir. Forsythe is not an emotional actor. I'm fine with that. Several other performances, especially from the female character actors, are outstanding. It's also beautifully shot. Wise knew his stuff and it shows. I was impressed.