A city official is murdered in a botched mugging by a gang of three sophisticated criminals unaware of his high profile. The mayor, convinced it was a political assassination, orders Stone and Keller to crack the case.
Did You Know?
The newspaper that "Wally" the vendor holds up reads "Catholics Fleeing Ulster", which was a headline in January, 1972, indicating the time of filming. See more
When the cable car that Mr. Rhinelander rides on along Powell St. passes by the camera the first time, the number on the front of the car is 510. In the next shot, as the car goes down another block, the number on the front of the car suddenly changes to 309. See more
[after Stone and Keller leave, Wally turns to his wife
Nice guys. Nice guys. You know, they put a case together like you make a quilt. Piece of this, piece of that. One day they got the killer.