After reading the diary of an elderly Jewish man who committed suicide, freelance journalist Peter Miller begins to investigate the alleged sighting of a former S.S. Captain who commanded a concentration camp during World War II. Miller eventually finds himself involved with the powerful organization of former S.S. members, called "ODESSA", as well as with the Israeli secret service. Miller probes deeper and eventually discovers a link between the S.S. Captain, "ODESSA", and his own family.
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A gripping puzzle of pursuit and escape
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Did You Know?
was on-set throughout the production, with the script calling for his being on-camera in eighty percent of the scenes. The production notes stated the part was (at least at the time) perhaps Voight's "most grueling role". Welcome respite on the set included regular visits from his wife Marcheline Bertrand
and their infant son, Jamie, who was the "pet" of the film's cast and crew. See more
The woman shot in the ditch at Riga is also seen getting in the van which gasses victims. See more
[in disgust, to Roschmann
You are not even worth a bullet!
West German TV version was edited to remove the text at the beginning (which provides background information) and flashback scenes of Roschmann's atrocities in the KZ. See more
Referenced in Adelaide's Silver Screens
Schwarzbraun ist die Haselnuss
("Black Brown is the hazelnut") (uncredited)
[Sung at the soldiers' reunion] See more