INNER SANCTUM sustains its perfervid mystery plot for a surprisingly long while before collapsing into an unsatisfying, if crypto-feminist, ending. The problem is it's just not very interesting.
Los Angeles insurance man Baxter Reed (Joseph Bottoms) hires fetching nurse Lynn Foster (Tanya Roberts) to take care of his despised wife Jennifer (Valerie Wildman), who's been confined to a wheelchair after tumbling down a flight of stairs. Baxter, who's having an affair with office chum Anna
Rawlings (Margaux Hemingway), knows that Lynn's husband and a previous patient both died mysteriously and that his insurance agency has put a detective, Neil (Bret Clark), on her ...