The Onion Field | 1979

Drama, Crime
In 1963 while making a routine traffic stop, two LAPD officers are held up at gunpoint and taken to a deserted onion field, where one of the officers is executed and the other escapes. The murderers are soon arrested ...more

Cast

... Gregory Powell

Actor

... Karl Hettinger

Actor

... Jimmy Smith

Actor

... Ian Campbell

Actor

... Sergeant Pierce Brooks

Actor

... District Attorney Phillip Halpin

Actor

... Jailhouse Lawyer

Actor

... Helen Hettinger

Actor

... Chrissie Campbell

Actor

... Greg's Woman

Actor

... Beat Cop

Actor

... Emmanuel McFadden

Actor

Writers

Screenplay

Source Material (from novel)

Company

Black Marble Production

Production Company

Pacific Title & Art Studio

Production Company

Synopsis

In 1963 while making a routine traffic stop, two LAPD officers are held up at gunpoint and taken to a deserted onion field, where one of the officers is executed and the other escapes. The murderers are soon arrested, but due to their manipulation of the legal system, manage to postpone prosecution for years.

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