On a rainy day in Los Angeles, Joe Mannix' secretary Peggy is kidnapped by two men on the instructions of crime boss Lawrence Powers. Powers has the two men hold Peggy to force Mannix to investigate which of his three closest associates is acting as a stool pigeon. Mannix only has 72 hours to learn this information -- or Peggy's life will be forfeited. Written by
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Just before the opening credits, notice the arrangement of the items on the desk after Peggy's typed letter is placed on it. When Joe returns, right after the opening credits, several items (ashtray, hole punch, etc.) have changed position or (vase) disappeared without anyone having had the opportunity to move them. See more