Alfred Oster Hannes Messemer Israeli General Shmuel Rodensky Kunik as Gunter Strack Noel Willman Franz Bayer Martin Brandt Edit Storyline 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. Country: UK West Germany. Language: English German. Runtime: min. Sound Mix: Mono.
Color: Color Eastmancolor Black and White flashback scenes. Edit Did You Know? Trivia Publicity for this movie stated, and it was not generally known, the character of Eduard Roschmann in Frederick Forsyth 's story, played here by Maximilian Schell , were taken from real-life. What wasn't well-known at the time, was there was a real, functioning O. To add to the verisimilitude of the movie, the world's leading authority on Nazi war criminals, Simon Wiesenthal , was a Special Advisor to the producers on the facts behind the suspenseful story.
Wiesenthal is a character in this movie, and his part is played by a noted Israeli actor Shmuel Rodensky , who was the star of "Fiddler on the Roof" in its long-running German stage production. Goofs Peter Miller had a scar on his left cheek from a beating when talking to the Israeli Secret Service agents which suddenly disappears for good in the next shots.
Quotes Peter Miller : Do you remember a man with the name of Tauber? Eduard Roschmann : Who?
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Peter Miller : Salomon Tauber. He was German and Jewish. One of your prisoners at Riga. Try to think, Roschmann. Eduard Roschmann : I can't remember all the prisoners' names. Peter Miller : He died in Hamburg last November. He gassed himself. Are you listening?
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Eduard Roschmann : If I must. Peter Miller : Yes, you must. Eduard Roschmann : All right, I'm listening. Peter Miller : He left behind a diary. Eduard Roschmann : Is that why you came? Because of the diary of some old Jew? A dead man's diary is no evidence. Alternate Versions 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.
Add the first question. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Report this. Edit page. His books are full of information about the technical details of such subjects as money laundering, gun running and identity theft.
His novels can read like investigative journalism in fictional guise. His moral vision is a harsh one: the world is made up of predators and prey, and only the strong survive. The Novels he wrote in the s are usually regarded as his best work. His research has caused headaches for governments. In the Day of the Jackal, he describes how the would-be assassin is able to get a new identity card. He visits a church, and looks for a tombstone of someone who was born nearly the same time he was, but died in infancy.
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He then obtains a birth certificate, and obtains the identity card. In the story, the government didn't cross check requests with a death registry. Unfortunately, this was actually government practice at the time, and Forsyth revealed this in his writings. Journalists pressed the British government to ask if this had ever been done, and the British government was forced to admit that indeed it had.
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Tamm, Mary Overview. Publication Timeline. Most widely held works about Mary Tamm. Most widely held works by Mary Tamm. The Odessa file by Jon Voight Visual 23 editions published between and in English and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide In , in Hamburg, Germany, a diary falls into the hands of freelance newspaperman Peter Miller. The diary documents the unspeakable crimes perpetrated by SS Captain Eduard Roschmann, commandant of the notorious wartime deathcamp at Riga, Latvia. Miller's personal manhunt to track down Roschmann leads him into the very heart of ODESSA, a powerful secret organization formed by the SS to protect and re-establish its fugitive members throughout the world.
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