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?
The producer credit is for S.P. Eagle, who is, in actuality, producer Sam Spiegel
, who co-produced the film along with an uncredited John Huston
, under their Horizon Pictures banner. See more
At the beginning of the film, Susan closes the blind in the bathroom with Webb standing outside. She does not close it all the way, leaving a couple of inches of the glass exposed at the bottom through which you can still see Webb's badge. But, in the next shot from outside, the blind is completely closed. See more
I didn't do it Susan. I ll swear that by the only thing I ever really loved, and that's you.
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Lyrics by Dick Mack
Music by Lyn Murray
Sung by Robert Carroll
(as Bob Carroll) See more