A detective uncovers a formula that was devised by the Nazis in WW II to make gasoline from synthetic products, thereby eliminating the necessity for oil--and oil companies. A major oil company finds out about it and tries to destroy the formula and anyone who knows about it. Written by
What happens when the oil runs out? Two men know. They both want... The Formula.
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Did You Know?
Final film for Marlon Brando
before his self-imposed retirement from acting. Brando did not appear in another feature film until A Dry White Season
(1989), a gap of almost a decade. See more
Just as Barney is about to board his plane to leave Germany. His German counterpart has to explain to a woman (in German) at the gate, about his trip and his needs. But after they find out the formula he was carrying is a fraud. Barney begins talking a rapid and agitated manner to the same woman. And now the woman not only seems to understand English very well. But she speaks it as well. See more
Hans Lehman, Prefect of Police Berlin
I must advise you, we may require some more questions at a later date.
You may require questions? You bring me here at a time of sorrow asking questions. Stupid questions. While my uncle is murdered in a public place. I have only contempt for you and your so-called profession.
Referenced in The Big Box: The Body Shop