PG | | Action, Crime, Mystery
A big-city private detective travels to the Deep South to help out an old girlfriend who is worried that her husband will find out that she is cheating on him.
The Lew Harper character was originally known as Lew Archer in the series of detective novels. According to Frank Miller at the TCMDb, for the first Paul Newman Lew Harper movie Harper (1966), the success of source novelist Ross Macdonald's Lew Archer detective series "didn't stop [... ...
I'd just like to try a little conversation first.
Gretchen: Sure, you wanna call me dirty names?
Lew Harper: No, I didn't say that.
Gretchen: You want me to call you dirty names?
During the scene when Mavis (Gail Strickland) and Harper (Paul Newman) are turning on the water to try to flood the hydrotherapy room, Mavis is first shown in close-up and there is no sign of the over-the-shoulder straps of her bra. But once the room is shown in a wide shot, and for the rest of the scenes in that room, she is wearing a bra with straps that should have been visible in the close-up.