MIRAGE is a mystery in the truest sense because it is just as baffling at the end as at the beginning. During an unexplained blackout at a major Gotham skyscraper, Charles Calvin (Abel), a prominent man of peace, falls out of a 27th-story window to his death. His associate David Stillwell
(Peck) races to the street below, sees Sheila (Baker) and several other people who know him, and promptly discovers that everything inside the building has changed when he re-enters. This is going to be a bad hair day.
Though the picture flits around like a tsetse fly in Upper Volta, it is still fun to watch--most of the time. Screenwriter Stone may have bitten off more than he...