Continuity mistake: When the potato truck with Rusk searching the woman's dead body for his R lapel pin is traveling on the highway, the tailgate is down which allows potatoes to fall out. As the police car passes the truck, the tailgate is up. When the truck driver stops to check the tailgate, the tailgate is again down.
London is terrorised by a vicious sex killer known as the neck tie murderer. Following the brutal slaying of his ex-wife, down-on-his-luck Richard Blaney (Finch) is suspected by the police of being the killer. He goes on the run, determined to prove his innocence.
Mrs. Oxford: Woman's intuition is worth more than all those laboratories. I can't think why you don't teach it in police colleges.
Trivia: Hitchcock's cameo can be seen three minutes into the film, just after the opening credits. As Sir George espouses the virtues of a clean river, Hitchcock can be seen in the crowd wearing a bowler hat.
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