Candy Queen Claire Armstrong is a successful businesswoman who has created her business on a candy recipe her grandmother had given to her with the aid of Ed Purvis. Claire is breaking with Ed after he tried to tell her that her fiancé, Mark Chester, was no good. Something is amiss, however, when her cousin, Wanda Buren, is almost killed with poisoned candy and resort owner and gambler Harry Arnold is found dead in his office. Mark Chester had given Arnold the candy recipe as collateral against a $40,000 credit at his gambling establishment, where he lost it all, and had tried to retrieve it when he heard Claire might notice it missing. He confronts Arnold with Claire's gun at his bungalow but Arnold takes the gun away from Chester, who leaves. He returns to see Claire leave the bungalow after she picked up and wiped off the fingerprints on the gun. The police catch her leaving the bungalow. After the police confirm that Arnold was killed with Claire's gun, she is charged with his ...
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As the police car pulls up to the Royal Beach Hotel, it is obvious when the car is first shown it is not moving and only starts moving forward just after it is in the shot. It is not coming from a long distance, but a mere 3-4 car lengths way. See more
A deal's a deal, Arnold, in this business or any other.
Would you sell your candy for less if another customer offered to pay more?
If I'd given my word.
Then you're some kind of a nut.