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Police in Boston search for a mad bomber trying to extort money from the city.

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Steve Ihnat ...
Det. Andy Parker
Dan Frazer ...
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Sgt. Murchison
Stewart Moss ...
Det. Hal Willis
H. Benny Markowitz ...
Patrolman Levine
James Victor ...
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Patrolman Cramer (as Roy Applegate)
Tom Lawrence ...
Patrolman Crosby
Norman Burton ...
Police Commissioner Nelson
Vince Howard ...
Patrolman Marshall
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Storyline

Detectives Steve Carella, Meyer Meyer, and Bert Kling are part of the 87th Precinct's team investigating a murder-extortion racket run by a mysterious deaf man. While attempting to investigate and prevent the murders of several high-ranking city officials, they also must keep track of the perpetrators of a string of robberies. Further complicating matters is a rash of arson attacks on homeless men. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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3 November 1972 (Japan)  »

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Agria katadioxi  »

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Trivia

Brian De Palma was about to direct the film but disagreed with the casting of Yul Brynner and Raquel Welch, and subsequently left the project. See more »

Quotes

Buck: It's the police!
Pete Schroeder: It's the police!
Det. Steve Carella: Who the hell is that?
Det. Bert Kling: It's the police.
Det. Steve Carella: What police? We're the police!
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Referenced in Archer: The Man from Jupiter (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

I'll Be Seeing You
By Sammy Fain (uncredited) and Irving Kahal (uncredited)
Sung by Dinah Shore
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Hard to say this is Burt's worst, but...
16 February 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Burt Reynolds has made many films, a couple very good, but most are bad. This is possibly the worst. This was supposed to be a big name feature, but a sloppy script, uninspired acting and directing doom it. Burt's miscasting as Steve Carella is bad enough, but Yul Brynner's arrogant, sneering deaf man is wooden. Raquel is forced to hide her best acting assets (you know what) under winter coats, heavy sweaters and boots. There are good actors in it, but they're given nothing to work with. It doesn't come close to the book it's based on. It's hard to believe that prize-winning author Ed McBain was involved in this mess. Avoid it, which shouldn't be too hard, it's hardly ever on TV, and don't waste your money buying or renting it.


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