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* ReferencedBy: ''Film/ElectraGlideInBlue'', Wintergreen hits on girls by sharing trivia facts about Creator/AlanLadd, like the fact that ''The Blue Dahlia'' was the first movie he was in with Creator/WilliamBendix.


* ThoseTwoActors: This was the third film to co-star Creator/AlanLadd and Creator/VeronicaLake.

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* ThoseTwoActors: This was the third film to co-star Creator/AlanLadd and Creator/VeronicaLake.Creator/VeronicaLake.
* TroubledProduction: According to producer John Houseman, Chandler fell into "writer's block" on the last third of the script during shooting (possibly a euphemism for CreativeDifferences related to the above ExecutiveMeddling), and straight-up said he couldn't finish it; he eventually wrote out the rest ''blind drunk'', consuming almost nothing but alcohol (plus glucose injections from his doctor) for eight days. This anecdote is one of the most (in)famous surrounding Chandler and UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfHollywood in general, but in modern times several people have cast doubt on whether all - or ''[[BlatantLies any]]'' - of it is true, as some of the dates and facts in Houseman's memoirs don't quite stack up to contemporary documents from Paramount.


* ThoseTwoActors: This was the third film to co-star Creator/AlanLadd and Creator/VeronicaLake.
* ValuesDissonance: Buzz referring to jazz as "jungle music", a racist term. Granted, it might be part of his being a ShellShockedVeteran thathe reacts badly to that music, but still.

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* ThoseTwoActors: This was the third film to co-star Creator/AlanLadd and Creator/VeronicaLake.
* ValuesDissonance: Buzz referring to jazz as "jungle music", a racist term. Granted, it might be part of his being a ShellShockedVeteran thathe reacts badly to that music, but still.
Creator/VeronicaLake.


* ThoseTwoActors: This was the third film to co-star Creator/AlanLadd and Creator/VeronicaLake.

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* ThoseTwoActors: This was the third film to co-star Creator/AlanLadd and Creator/VeronicaLake.Creator/VeronicaLake.
* ValuesDissonance: Buzz referring to jazz as "jungle music", a racist term. Granted, it might be part of his being a ShellShockedVeteran thathe reacts badly to that music, but still.

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* ExecutiveMeddling: The killer was originally supposed to be [[spoiler: Buzz, but the U.S. Navy objected to the idea of one of its service members committing a murder]] and persuaded the studio to have Chandler rewrite the ending.


* ThoseTwoActors: This was the third film to co-star Alan Ladd and Veronica Lake.

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* ThoseTwoActors: This was the third film to co-star Alan Ladd Creator/AlanLadd and Veronica Lake.Creator/VeronicaLake.

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* ThoseTwoActors: This was the third film to co-star Alan Ladd and Veronica Lake.

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