|Tom Neal||Al Roberts|
|Claudia Drake||Sue Harvey|
|Edmund MacDonald||Charles Haskell Jr|
|Tim Ryan||Nevada Diner Proprietor|
|Esther Howard||Holly, Diner Waitress|
|Pat Gleason||Joe, Trucker at Diner|
|Don Brodie||Used Car Salesman|
In New York, piano player Al Roberts laments when his singer girlfriend, Sue Harvey, leaves for Hollywood, Calif. When Al gets some money, he decides to hitchhike to California to join Sue. In Arizona, Al accepts a ride with Charles Haskell, but during a storm in a freak accident, Haskell is killed. Frightened, Al assumes Haskell's identity and car, but soon comes upon the mysterious Vera, who seems to know all about his true identity.