Suspecting her ex-lover was killed by his wife, a woman hires Rockford to jet to Europe to compile evidence. After a fling with the widow, Rockford suspects Steve Nelson faked his death. When Rockford reveals his findings, the former girlfriend stiffs him for his fee and leaves town. Because Rockford plans to get the insurance finder's fee, he follows the spurned lover to a California mountain resort, where it seems everybody except local artist's model Marilyn Polonski wants the L.A. P.I. gone ASAP. Written by
Did You Know?
Jill Clayburgh's character lives in a apartment above garage, which is directly across the street from the Munsters mansion, which can be clearly seen in the background, on the Universal lot. See more
The European license plates on the cars in the opening sequence are very clearly plastered over American-style plate holders, indicating it was filmed in the United States with domestic versions of the automobiles. See more
Is there anything you won't do for money?
Well, there's two things. I won't kill for it and I won't marry for it. Other than that I'm open to about anything.