Who better than his creator, Mickey Spillane, to portray private eye Mike Hammer in this well-turned version of Spillane's mystery novel? Here the hard-lovin', hard-fightin' Hammer, dragging himself out of years on the sidelines after the apparent death of his secretary, takes his pent-up rage out on a communist spy syndicate. Shirley Eaton, Lloyd Nolan, Scott Peters co-star. 98 min. Soundtrack: English.