Bizarre psychological thriller which sees Ekberg get attacked while taking a shower by a knife-wielding killer a full two years before Hitchcock did the same scene in PSYCHO (1960). Ekberg, who works as a dancer at a sleazy nightclub called the "El Madhouse," emerges from the attack with
superficial wounds (her stepbrother, Brent, shot and wounded the assailant), but the experience has so unnerved her that she goes to a psychiatrist, Townes, for therapy. Meanwhile, a local reporter, Carey, learns of the attack and connects it with similar crimes that ended in murder. Frustrated
with the slow-moving police and in pursuit of a hot story, Carey begins to investigate t...