In a fancy suburb in California, the gorgeous housewife Susan Gilvray finds a prowler outside her house late one night and she calls the police. Officer Webb Garwood and his partner answer the call but do not find anyone. Later Webb returns to Susan's house with the pretext of checking if everything is OK. Susan invites him in to have coffee with her. Webb soon learns that Susan is married to John Gilvray, a middle-aged broadcaster of a late night radio show. They also discover that they are from the same hometown. Webb makes a pass at Susan and even though she tries to put him off they soon start a love affair. When John becomes suspicious Susan ends her relationship with Webb. Though difficult Webb stays away from Susan. Without Susan's knowledge Webb plots a scheme to get rid of John; he simulates a scenario where John is "accidently" shot dead. There is an inquest and it is ruled that John Gilvray's death was not intentional. Webb quits the police-force a job he was never happy ... Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
She had to keep THE PROWLER from telling...
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Did You Know?
In the scene when Webb initially departs the "ghost town", the image was flipped for printing the scene, apparent because the driver appears to be on the right of the front seat. It seems this was done in an attempt to provide consistent screen direction of movement to and from the ghost town (entering right to left and left to right when departing). It's not a "goof" but an intentional manipulation. See more
Webb tells Susan the birth of their baby will increase the ghost town's population by 33%. The birth will increase the population by 50%. See more
I didn't do it Susan. I ll swear that by the only thing I ever really loved, and that's you.
Referenced in Trumbo
Lyrics by Dick Mack
Music by Lyn Murray
Sung by Robert Carroll
(as Bob Carroll) See more