Teen hoodlums murder the owner of a remote farmhouse and take his secretary hostage. The woman's young son, traumatized by witnessing the killing, falls into a state of catatonia while her estranged husband, a detective, desperately searches for her. Director William Asher's tense suspenser features John Barrymore, Jr. (aka John Drew Barrymore) as the leader of the criminal gang; Betty Garrett, Philip Carey co-star. 73 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.