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10 March 1981 (USA) See more »
Telly Savalas plays a flamboyant criminal lawyer who takes on the case of a syndicate's accountant (actually a Justice Department agent who has infiltrated the mob) accused of murdering a local TV newscaster. | Add synopsis »


  (in credits order)

Telly Savalas ... Nick Hellinger
Morgan Stevens ... Andy Clay

Ja'net DuBois ... Dottie Singer

Roy Poole ... Judge Carroll

Rod Taylor ... Clint Tolliver

Melinda Dillon ... Anne Gronouski

James Sutorius ... Lon Braden
Tom McFadden ... Detective Roy Donova

Lisa Blake Richards ... Cara Braden

Kyle Richards ... Julie Braden

Arlen Dean Snyder ... D.A. Fred Whedon

Thom Christopher ... Bill Rossetti

M. Emmet Walsh ... Mr. Graebner
Robert Phalen ... Dave Fredericks
Jack Ramage ... Douglas Langley
Patsy Rahn ... Laura Weire

Don Hanmer ... D.A. Stevenson

Francis X. McCarthy ... Paul Savage (as Frank McCarthy)

Cindy Fisher ... Jill Gronouski
Bill Cross ... Leo
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Randy Holland ... Agent ?

Sean Penn ... Bit Part

Directed by
Leo Penn 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Peter S. Fischer  screenplay (as Lawrence Vail)
Peter S. Fischer  story (as Lawrence Vail)
Jack Laird 
Ted Leighton  story

Produced by
Chas. Floyd Johnson .... producer
Jack Laird .... executive producer
James Duff McAdams .... executive producer
Original Music by
John Cacavas 
Cinematography by
Charles Correll 
Film Editing by
John J. Dumas 
Leon Ortiz-Gil 
Bill Parker 
Art Direction by
Howard E. Johnson 
Set Decoration by
Richard B. Goddard 
Costume Design by
Burton Miller 
Production Management
Burt Bluestein .... unit production manager
Camera and Electrical Department
Michael Simpson .... camera operator

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100 min
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1.33 : 1 See more »
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A pilot for a television series that was not picked up.See more »


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