When Nan tries to run over the hitchhiker, she swerves her car, a light-colored 1959 Mercury, at him. But in the insert shot that shows the car swerving, it's a black 1957 Ford. See more
Her name is Nan Adams. She's twenty-seven years old. Her occupation: buyer at a New York department store. At present on vacation, driving cross-country to Los Angeles, California from Manhattan.
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Minor incident on Highway 11 in Pennsylvania. Perhaps, to be filed away under "accidents you walk away from." But from this moment on, Nan Adams' companion on a trip to California will be terror. Her route: fear. Her destination:...