As company board member, Jessica is among old chairman Duncan and Lydia Barnett's weekend guests who hear the rumors of a take over by Spruce Osborne or resignation are false. Would-be successor Morgan McCormack's wife Virginia decides it's time to hurry nature by doctoring Duncan's digitalis heart medication; he is found dead in the hot-tub, apparently electrocuted by a TV. Jessica refuses rushing to cast the decisive vote for Mogan or Tom Dutton. She works out with Dr. Chatsworth four digitalis pills are missing, as well as the brandy glass which was full when the corps was discovered, but the autopsy finds no OD. She finds out Osborne's much younger girlfriend Serena was planted by Duncan, while Osborne had a man on the board, gets a confession for the failed murder attempt and traps the successful killer... Written by
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The last acting role of Cornel Wilde. See more