With a screenplay and music by McCartney, this $9-million "star vehicle" portrays the millionaire ex-Beatle as a millionaire ex-Beatle, musician, composer, and recording company executive. McCartney's firm has misplaced the only copy of a tape of his latest work. Bennett, a gangster who
has been quietly buying up stock in the business, gives McCartney just 14 hours to find the missing master tape ... or else. Everyone around believes the tape has been nabbed by Hastings, an ex-con whom McCartney hired and who hasn't failed the boss yet. When Hastings' weepy wife (Ullman)
doesn't know where he is, McCartney's trust seems misplaced at best. All long, winding roads le...