Dexter Cornell, an English Professor becomes embroiled in a series of murders involving people around him. Dexter has good reason to want to find the murderer but hasn't much time. He finds help and comfort from one of his students, Sydney Fuller. Written by
Someone poisoned Dexter Cornell. He's got to find out who. He's got to find out why. He's got to find out now. In 24 hours, he'll be Dead On Arrival.
Did You Know?
The movie's MacGuffin was not just the one thing but the film utilizes "two central MacGuffins" according to show-business trade paper 'Variety'. These were an unpublished fiction novel manuscript and the identity of the person who lethally poisoned Professor Dexter Cornell (Dennis Quaid
). See more
Dexter suddenly gains glasses when he first asks Sydney to join him for a date. See more
So, who are you going to kill for your next novel?
All I need is this one break; after that, I can write anything I want. And you can bet that I won't sit on my laurels like you did!
Well, at least they *were* my laurels.
The opening Touchstone Logo is in black & white and the logo's flash is accompanied by a thunder clap. See more
Written by Billy Idol
& Steve Stevens
Performed by Billy Idol
Courtesy of Chrysalis Records See more