Johnny Barrett, an ambitious journalist, is determined to win a Pulitzer Prize by solving a murder committed in a lunatic asylum and witnessed only by three inmates, from whom the police have been unable to extract the information. With the connivance of a psychiatrist, and the reluctant help of his girlfriend, he succeeds in having himself declared insane and sent to the asylum. There he slowly tracks down and interviews the witnesses - but things are stranger than they seem ... Written by
David Levene <D.S.Levene@durham.ac.uk>
The Medical Jungle Doctors Don't Talk About!
Did You Know?
Early in the film, during the strip club scenes, a photograph of Samuel Fuller
(famously with a cigar) can be seen on the wall. See more
During the fight scene in the kitchen, a bent table leg is abruptly straight and the pots and pans on the stove in the background change. See more
Don't strike me! I'm pregnant! I've been carrying my baby for FIVE months now!
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