Anita Varnum is a cute brunette who seemed to model her criminal career after 'Bonnie' from Bonnie and Clyde. She participates in robberies with her sleek car, tight sweaters and skirts, and slick male companion. She was portrayed in the 1957 episode of Highway Patrol 'Hypo Bandit' by starlet Elinor Dale.
Anita and her lover, Joe, carry out a cross-state series of daring robberies with a cunning innovation. After Anita cases the target, Joe robs the place and injects the victim with a powerful tranquilizer, which puts the victim to sleep long enough for the couple to make a clean getaway.
Matters heat up when Joe causes one victim to die of an overdose, setting Inspector Matthews on their trail. They decide to flee across the state line and …Read more >