Not Rated | | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery
A doomed female hitchhiker pulls Mike Hammer into a deadly whirlpool of intrigue, revolving around a mysterious "great whatsit".
Included among the "1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die", edited by Steven Schneider.
You almost wrecked my car! Well? Get in!
About halfway the movie, Mike checks his answering machine. A running tape on a tape recorder tells him 'There have been no calls during your absence.' How could this be on the tape? Even a modern answering machine would not know that I've been absent.
Opening credits scroll backwards (down instead of up).
English, Italian, Spanish
$214 (USA) (4 May 2008)