A scary, fascinating film, THE PROWLER is all Van Heflin: his moody, unpredictable performance dominates every jittery scene. He plays a cop who responds one night to a report of a prowler in the Los Angeles area. Heflin and his partner, Maxwell, find attractive housewife Keyes fearful of
an intruder, but look around and find nothing. Later, Heflin returns to see if Keyes is all right. He is attracted to her and also to her splendid home, telling her he hopes to buy a small motel outside Las Vegas some day, an enterprise that "will make money for you even while you sleep." He
discovers that the lady is often alone in the evening since her husband, Treacy, is an all...