With two parallel plots running throughout, Alfred Hitchcock's final film is a brilliantly constructed mystery-thriller. Hired by elderly Miss Rainbird (Nesbitt) to locate a long-lost heir, phoney medium Blanche Tyler (Harris) and her cabbie boy friend George Lumley (Dern)--amiable
frauds-- begin their search with very few clues. Meanwhile another more sinister couple, jeweler Arthur Adamson (Devane) and his girlfriend Fran (Black) are engineering a kidnapping scheme in which the ransom is to be paid in valuable diamonds. The paths of all of these characters and their
respective "plots" eventually cross, in a comical directorial move, at a cemetery. Just when the m...