Fred Williamson is one cool cat as detective Jesse Crowder, hired to bring a Mob informer from New York to L.A. in 48 hours. Hit men gunning for the duo turn the trip into a "Death Journey." D'Urville Martin, Bernard Kirby co-star. Next, he's lean, he's tough, he's mean. Williamson is "Mean Johnny Barrows," a macho hero quick with a gun and Hell with his fists. And when he goes up against the Mob, it's anyone's game! Roddy McDowall, Stuart Whitman, Elliott Gould co-star. 161 min. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English; biographies; trivia.