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Jim Blandings (of book and film fame) is an advertising executive who spends weekends trying to operate a run-down farm in the country. He expects to make money from selling the hay on his property, but is disappointed to learn it's covered with worthless weeds. Refusing to hire someone to clear the vegetation, he decides he'll burn it off himself. Bad idea.moreless
A young woman who provided mobster Al Maxim with an alibi vows to keep the truth secret, but she wants to leave town before the trial . Maxim wants to be sure she does and tries to shoot her. She escapes and takes the last bus to the end of town. Once onboard, she's terrified because any of the other passengers could be one of Al's thugs sent to murder her.moreless
A handsome whiskey salesman from back East has women trouble. All the young ladies at the Old West hotel are swooning over him, which is making their boyfriends jealous. The cowboys all want to fight him for stealing their women, and Dan just wants to get back home to his wife and eight kids.moreless
A widower questions the long ago death of his wife (her body was never recovered) after finding her wedding ring in a pawn shop.
Mobsters hire private eye McGraw to keep their investment, "Pretty Boy" Mendero, away from the dames and nightlife until Friday's title fight. Despite being locked in his high rise apartment, the boxer escapes and gets himself killed by a hit and run driver. McGraw is convinced the boxer was murdered and goes about determining who would profit most from his death.moreless
Lawyer Elliot Fairchild is selected to fill the term of a recently deceased senator. At his inaugural press conference, the seemly perfect candidate must face accusations about his personal behavior from a disgruntled reporter from his hometown newspaper.
Lt. Kellogg runs into racketeer Danny Arkketto at the carnival and discovers the crook has a secret wife and son. He also is warned by a fortune teller to beware a tiger at noon and a full moon. As the lieutenant investigates the criminal's hidden family, he finds the soothsayer's predictions to be dangerously accurate.moreless