Based on the first novel in Ed McBain's "87th Precinct" series, this gritty police drama follows a pair of detectives as they desperately try to track down a vicious cop killer during a sweltering urban heat wave. With very few leads, they find their investigation further stalled due to their troubled personal lives and the presence of a nosy reporter. Robert Loggia, Gerald O'Loughlin, Ellen Parker, Gene Miller star. 75 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English.