Joe Mannix is confronted by Harry Bennett, with whom Mannix served in Korea and who was later court-martialed, on testimony from Mannix, for giving information to his captors while a prisoner of war. Bennett claims that he is going to put Mannix through the same ordeal he faced at the hands of the North Koreans, and gives Mannix a name that Bennett claims Mannix will be unable to hold back once he becomes a captive. Then Bennett's threats seem to come true when Mannix is offered a sizable sum of money for the name of an informant within an underworld organization - and is threatened with much worse if he refuses.
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To do some surveillance, Mannix at one point parks at the entrance of Pepperdine University in Malibu. The campus' Phillips Theme Tower is visible in the background. See more
Forgive me for not introducing myself, Mr. Mannix. The young lady is my daughter-in-law. Unhappily... she became a widow when my son was involved in a misunderstanding at the Mexican border. Look at this room, Mr. Mannix. It doesn't look like a... laboratory, does it? Nevertheless, that's what it is.
A laboratory for what?
For extracting information. In our business, information is important. You know, the human nervous system is very interesting, Mr. Mannix. It operates on two simple ...