The New Mike Hammer (1984–1989)

A Face in the Night 

An Australian private detective approaches Hammer to find a missing author. Her only clue is 'The Face', Hammer's mysterious woman. He catches up with the The Face and finds out her story. Together they find out why the author is wanted.


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Stacy Keach ... Mike Hammer
Lindsay Bloom ... Velda (credit only)
Don Stroud ... Captain Pat Chambers
Kent Williams ... Special Prosecutor Lawrence D. Barrington
Mary Frann Mary Frann ... Harriet 'Harry' Quail
Luca Bercovici ... Milo's Main Torturer
Marco St. John ... Milo's Henchman
Mimi Maynard ... Mike's New Secretary
Phillip R. Allen ... Mr. Milo (as Phillip Richard Allen)
Donna Denton ... The Face
Ed Griffith Ed Griffith ... Kirkwood
Jeff Reese Jeff Reese ... Bob LeConte
Lee Benton ... Jenny
Marlene Casamento Marlene Casamento ... Norma
Paul Petersen ... Officer


An Australian private detective, Harry, and who knows every Australian cliché ever written, approaches Hammer to find a missing author. The only clue she has is a picture of a contact, who turns out to be is 'The Face'. Hammer finally catches up with The Face and finds out that her name is Laura. It turns out that Hammer has been fictionalised in a series of books and Laura has been observing him as part of research for the books. However, people are trying to kill her. Hammer is captured and tortured so he will tell them where Laura is hiding. Their final goal is to find and kill the witness to a murder that is the subject of the next book. Laura, Harry and Pat work together to rescue Hammer. Written by jem

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13 May 1987 (USA) See more »

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1.33 : 1
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