R | | Crime, Drama
An LA police officer is murdered in the onion fields outside of Bakersfield. However, legal loopholes could keep his kidnappers from receiving justice, and his partner is haunted by overwhelming survivor's guilt.
This was the first of two screen adaptations for director Harold Becker from a novel by Joseph Wambaugh. The second was The Black Marble (1980).
Gregory Ulas Powell:
Don't waste bullets!
When Jimmy is seen watching television at Greg's house he is watching "General Hospital". This scene takes place in early March 1963 while "General Hospital" debuted April 1, 1963.
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