The Marcus-Nelson Murders (1973)

Genres - Mystery  |   Sub-Genres - Police Detective Film, Film a Clef  |   Run Time - 125 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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A roman a clef depicting the Wylie-Hoffert murders, this is the first of the made for TV movies introducing the Kojak character and was essentially the pilot for the long-running crime series. When a black ghetto youth is accused of two bizarre murders, Kojak takes it upon himself to find the real murderer.

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police-detective, false-accusation, investigation, murder, African-American