Until the ending scene carries the expression "carrying a torch" to a far-fetched extreme, DANCE WITH DEATH is moderately entertaining sleaze for audiences with a yen for perfectly proportioned females, a predilection for red herrings and a taste for colorfully reprobate murder suspects.
On the surface, this sexploitation whodunit is about Kelly Preston (Barbara Alyn Woods) an ambitious reporter who goes undercover to crack the case of the topless-dancer killings. Yet it's equally fascinated by that reporter's growing interest in her new sideline as an exotic dancer. Also walking
on the wild side of life are: Dermot (Steven Lloyd Williams), a horny bartender wit...