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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The term ODESSA stands for "Organisation der ehemaligen S.S. Angehörigen", which translates to: Organization of former S.S. members. See more
The Odessa hitman uses a suppressor/silencer screwed onto the barrel of a revolver. Revolvers cannot usually be silenced. See more
[Opening scene, in Israel
Hannah, would you mind? What I am going to tell you is, of course, top secret. The Egyptians have rockets based at Helwan. The targets are Acre, Haifa, Tel Aviv-Jaffa. That would be the first strike. The second strike would straddle the whole country. The rockets will have special warheads. They will contain bubonic plague and strontium. If it succeeds, it will be the end of Israel. All they are waiting for is completion of a tele-guidance system, without which they ...
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 Adjust Your Tracking
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber
Lyrics by Tim Rice
(English) and André Heller
(as Andre Heller) (German)
Sung by Perry Como See more