John G. Avildsen’s crime thriller in which a cop sleuth discovers a plan connected to a clandestine Nazi method for fake fuel. Starring Marlon Brando, George C. Scott, John Gielgud and Marthe Keller.
The story concerns the artificial fuel production formula, conceived by the Nazis at the conclusion of the Second World War, is required after by some who purpose to vend it, and by others who desire to damage it.
Marlon Brando, George C. Scott, John Gielgud and Marthe Keller all give unconvincing performances in their respective parts as Adam Steiffel, Barney Caine, Abraham Esau and Lisa. Adam is the host of parties; Barney is the lieutenant; Abraham is the doctor; Lisa is Barney’s niece.
The characters have absolutely…