After sociopath Jamie Forbes (Steven Marlo) kills his boss, he flees toward Mexico and along the way runs into eloping teenagers Ann Howel (Luana Patten) and Benjie Whitney (Tom Selden), who are eager to help out the stranded Jamie but eventually realize that he poses a deadly threat. Because they don’t want to get sent home before they can wed, Ann and Benjie help Jamie elude the police, but as he behaves more erratically, they plan their escape.
Irvin Kershner (April 29, 1923 – November 27, 2010) was an American film director and occasional actor, best known for directing Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back, Never Say Never Again and RoboCop 2.
Irvin Kershner’s background was a mixture of music and art. The study of music (violin, viola, and composition) was the most important activity of his early years. He attended the Temple University – Tyler School of Fine Arts in Philadelphia. Later, he went to New York and Provincetown to study with the famous painting teacher Hans Hofmann. He then moved to Los Angeles where he studied photography at the Art Center College of Design.
He began his film career at the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts, teaching photography and taking cinema courses under Slavko Vorkapić, a montage artist and then dean of the School. Kershner then accepted a job as still photographer on a State Department film project in Iran under the Point Four Program, which… read more