The Gambler and The Lady (1952): A gambling kingpin's goal is to be accepted by high society. He leaves his girlfriend for a socialite, is swindled in a scam, strong-armed by gangsters, and ends up as a hood ornament on his jilted lover's sedan!
Heat Wave (1953): Fearful of getting cut from her ailing husband's will, a femme fatale entangles a down-and-out writer in a scheme to murder her husband.
The third volume in the HAMMER FILM NOIR series, this collection contains the following two classic noir features.
GAMBLER AND THE LADY: A gambler learns the meaning of bad karma after sacrificing his girlfriend and morals for a chance at reaching celebrity status.
HEAT WAVE: Worrying that she will be left with nothing if her sick husband dies, a married woman orchestrates a plan to cut his life short so he will not have time to remove her from his will.