Pulp Poster

Release Date: 1972

DVD Release Date: April 17th, 2007

PG|1 hr 36 min

Plot Summary
Mickey King (Michael Caine) is an author of trashy genre novels with no ambition of becoming a legitimate writer. After ex-actor Preston Gilbert (Mickey Rooney), a man known for having ties to the mob, hires Mickey as a ghostwriter for his biography, Preston is murdered at a party. Inspired by the detectives of his noir fiction, Mickey investigates Preston's death and crosses paths with a transvestite hit man, a beautiful princess (Lizabeth Scott) and a mysterious clairvoyant.

Cast: Michael Caine, Mickey Rooney, Lionel Stander, Lizabeth Scott, Nadia Cassini, Al Lettieri, Dennis Price, Amerigo Tot

Director: Mike Hodges

Genres: Thriller, Comedy

Production Co: United Artists

Keywords: 1970s, Cool, Pursuit, Offbeat, Amusing, Murder, Investigation, Mystery