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Director:
Writers:
John Loftus (novel)
Abby Mann (creator)
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Release Date:
16 February 1985 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
Lieutenant Theo Kojak teams up with Dana Sutton, a comely federal agent, to uncover a conspiracy reaching back to the Nazi occupation of the Soviet Union. | Add synopsis »
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As good as, if not better than, the series! See more (7 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Telly Savalas ... Lieutenant Theo Kojak

Suzanne Pleshette ... Dana Sutton

Max von Sydow ... Peter Barak (as Max Von Sydow)
Herbert Berghof ... Buchardt
Dan Frazer ... Captain Frank McNeil

Betsy Aidem ... Elissa Barak

Alan Rosenberg ... Lustig
Charles Brown ... Captain Julius Gay
George Savalas ... Stavros

David Leary ... Chris Kennert
Harry Davis ... The Rabbi
Rita Karin ... Mrs. Fitzev
Mark Russell ... Saperstein (as Mark B. Russell)
Vince Conti ... Det. Rizzo
Margaret Thomson ... Secretary
Otto von Wernherr ... Bodyguard (as Otto Von Wernherr)

James Handy ... Federal Agent #1

Dan Lauria ... Federal Agent #2

Clarence Felder ... Det. Kelly
Martin Shakar ... Assistant D.A.
Noberto Kerner ... Nicolae Kastenov
Herman Schwedt ... Vadim Sevatsky
José Angel Santana ... Ristivo (as Jose Santana)
Adam Klugman ... Lane
Michael Longfield ... Sergeant
Sal La Pera ... Vladimir Fitzev
Brian Keeler ... Film Editor
Lidia Prochnicka ... Mourner (as Lydia Prochnicka)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

R.J. Adams ... Ferderal Agent Meris (uncredited)
Nick Conti ... Judge (uncredited)

Reginald VelJohnson ... Policeman at Court (uncredited)
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Directed by
Robert Markowitz 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
John Loftus  novel "The Belarus Secret"
Abby Mann  creator
Selwyn Raab  book
Albert Ruben  written by

Produced by
James Duff McAdams .... executive producer (as James McAdams)
Albert Ruben .... producer
Michael Scott .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Joseph Conlan 
Barry De Vorzon 
 
Cinematography by
Alan Metzger (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Katherine Wenning 
 
Casting by
Shirley Rich 
 
Art Direction by
Richard Bianchi 
 
Set Decoration by
Alan Hicks 
 
Costume Design by
John Boxer 
 
Makeup Department
Gabriel Borgo .... hair stylist (as Gabe Borgo)
Irv Buckman .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Michael Rauch .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Herb Gains .... first assistant director
Nathalie Vadim .... second assistant director
 
Sound Department
Nathan Boxer .... sound (as Nat Boxer)
Dan Lieberstein .... supervising sound editor
 
Casting Department
Joy Todd .... extras casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Guy Tanno .... costume supervisor
Rose Trimarco .... costume supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Judith Blume .... editorial coordinator
 
Music Department
James E. Morris .... music editor
 
Other crew
John Loftus .... technical advisor
Jackie McEvoy .... production coordinator
Edward R. Murrow .... voice
Selwyn Raab .... development (uncredited)
 
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95 min
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Trivia:
Last appearance of Dan Frazer as Frank McNeil, George Savalas as Stavros, Mark Russell as Saperstein, and Vince Conti as Rizzo.See more »
Quotes:
Dana Sutton:Who loves ya, baby?See more »
Movie Connections:
Followed by Kojak: It's Always Something (1990) (TV)See more »

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3 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
As good as, if not better than, the series!, 18 April 2005
Author: AbeStreet from Willoughby, OH, USA

A great story! Kojak investigates a series of recent killings that involve Russian Jews that worked with the Germans 40 years earlier to help imprison Jews in Hitler's concentration camps. Kojak is tied closely to the case by friends that are in the middle of the case. Susan Pleshette gives a great performance as Kojak's unofficial assistant and possible love interest. Max Von Sydow is, as always, great.

Perhaps now that the first season of KOJAK is now on DVD we can look forward to a DVD release for this film, as well as the several other KOJAK movies made in the late 80's and early 90's.

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