Joe, who owns a gas station along with his brothers and is about to marry Katherine, travels to the small town where she lives to visit her, but is wrongly mistaken for a wanted kidnapper and arrested.
- Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
- Studio: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
- Keyword: small town, kidnapping, love, revenge, film noir, murder, jail, money, trial, presumed dead, lynch mob, engaged couple, fury, innocent man, rush to judgment
- Cast: Sylvia Sidney, Spencer Tracy, Walter Abel, Bruce Cabot, Edward Ellis, Walter Brennan