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
Inspector Steve Keller
You're famous for politicking on the lawn, rapping with people, the crazies, the intellectuals. Was there any group that hated Rhinelander?
The crazies hated him. But then they hate me too. They hate all authority. And these days, "authority" is anyone who wears a tie.