Completely innocent man, Michael Jordon, is drawn into a web of government secrets when a girl carrying a mysterious package gets into a taxi with him. When she's later murdered, Michael becomes the chief suspect and goes on the run.
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Architect Michael Jordon is New York on business. Mysterious and beautiful stranger, Janet Dunn, runs into the taxi cab he's using and asks him to deliver a package for her. Enchanted by her, he does so and goes back to meet Janet afterwards, but finds her in her hotel dead. Now everyone believes that he's the killer and to make things even worse, a mysterious sinister group that's after the package is now after him as well. His only ally is his business contact Kate Hellman, who has mysteries of her own. Their first goal is to find out what was in the package. Meanwhile, someone tries to assassinate the director of national security, whom Janet Dunn tried to contact before her death.
Sequences set in Boston, Massachusetts were shot throughout the city of Boston and in Boston's famed New England Aquarium. See more »
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[Michael and Kate are left in a small plane with a pilot who has had an apparent heart attack after a bout of burping and belching]
Ask Mr. Puckett if I should bring it nose first or tail first.
Michael he's *dead*.
*He* is not *dead*.
Yes he *is*.
No, he's not; just ask him, ask him.
Mr. Puckett! Should he bring it in nose first or tail first?
What did he say?
[pounding Michael, screaming]
*Michael, he's DEAD!*
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Every time I decide to watch this little gem, I'm reminded of how well it was made and how much I like it! Richard Widmark is one of my favorite actors, and he really adds a nice touch of malicious villainy as he pursues Wilder.
I agree that the scene in the airplane is one of the funniest.
This film could have been directed by Mel Brooks.
I remember Gene Wilder from many other wonderful films: Young Frankenstein, Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, Silver Streak, The Adventure of Sherlock Holme's Smarter Brother, Blazing Saddles, The Producers, and Everything You've Always Wanted To Know About Sex But Were Afraid To Ask.
It's very hard to find a copy of "Smarter Brother..." but it's well worth the search.
You'll enjoy it very much. You've probably seen the others.
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