First-rate melodrama stars Zachary Scott as a crafty financier who dupes a series of associates on his rise to the top. Among those who face his wrath are close pal Louis Hayward, utilities executive Sydney Greenstreet and a series of women, including Martha Vickers, Dianna Lynn and Lucille Bremer. Raymond Burr also stars; directed by Edgar G. Ulmer ("Detour"). 104 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English.