Ralph Meeker, Cloris Leachman. Mickey Spillane’s famous detective Mike Hammer picks up a barefooted young woman running along the highway trying to get help. At first thinking her crazy, he learns quickly she’s not, after two thugs attack and kill her down the road a ways and beat Hammer nearly to death before he’s able to escape. Includes documentary on screenwriter A.I. Bezzerides, alternate ending, theatrical trailer, new video tribute by director Alex Cox, audio commentary by film experts Alain Silver and James Ursini and booklet featuring essay by critic J. Hoberman. Directed by Robert Aldrich. 1955/b&w/106 min/NR/widescreen.