Huston plays Marcia Fox, a friend and client of the Liptons, in this comic mystery written, directed by, and co-starring Woody Allen. When the Liptons (Diane Keaton, Woody Allen) come to her with their theory of what happened to their neighbor, she concocts a plan to help them get to the bottom of the mystery. Co-starring Jerry Adler and Lynn Cohen. Allen on casting her in the part:
She not only has to be attractive and sexy, she has to project intelligence. And Anjelica has that. More than me.