Solid thriller. This film likely appealed to the women who were holding the fort back home during the war. When a shady two-timing husband is convicted of his girlfriend's murder, his wife (played by June Vincent) picks up where the overworked cops left off. Vincent assumes a very male role, essentially playing the detective, in the very masculine genre of film noir. She poses as a nightclub singer to keep an eye on suspects. Her husband, played by John Bennett, is surprisingly a minor character and mostly unseen. Peter Lorre appears as mystery man with the best office in LA. What a view!