John Ray Horn, disgraced B-movie actor, lives on the margins of 1940s Los Angeles. One night his friend Scotty contacts Horn soon after the death of his father. In his father's things, Scotty has found a collection of obscene photographs of underage girls, one of whom he thinks is Horn's stepdaughter before his divorce. When Scotty is found dead, Horn must find the killer and rescue Clea.
One rain-soaked evening, John Ray Horn runs into an old flame. Rose Galen played the female lead in his second movie. Young, beautiful and improbably talented for her B-movie surroundings, she had a shining quality to her. Now, years later, Rose is a shattered creature, drink-sodden and heavy with sadness. Something happened to her years ago, before Horn first knew her, something so terrible that it would eventually leave her broken. Hoping to uncover her long-held secret, Horn goes to visit Ro... more info>>