Marathon Man

Marathon Man

Directed by John Schlesinger

Written by William Goldman

Cast: Dustin Hoffman as Babe, Laurence Olivier as Szell, Roy Scheider as Doc / Scylla, William Devane as Janeway, Marthe Keller as Elsa

A post-graduate majoring in history and looking to explain his father's suicide years before runs afoul of a former Nazi war criminal looking for stolen diamonds and the young man's brother, a government agent.