The Man in the Glass Booth


1h 57m 1974

Brief Synopsis

Arthur Goldman is a rich Jewish industrialist, living in luxury in a Manhattan high-rise. He banters with his assistant Charlie, often shocking Charlie with his outrageousness and irreverence about aspects of Jewish life. Nonetheless, Charlie is astonished when, one day, Israeli secret agents burst in and arrest Goldman for being not a Jewish businessman but a Nazi war criminal. Whisked to Israel for trial, Goldman forces his accusers to face not only his presumed guilt--but their own.

Film Details

Also Known As
Man in the Glass Booth
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1974

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 57m
Color
Color

Synopsis

Arthur Goldman is a Jewish businessmen who lives in Manhattan. In 1965, a group of Israeli underground agents burst into Goldman's office, kidnap him, and he is taken to Israel. Once there, Goldman is placed in a bulletproof glass booth and and put on trial, accused of masquerading as a Jew to disguise the fact that he was a notorious Nazi war criminal.

Film Details

Also Known As
Man in the Glass Booth
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1974

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 57m
Color
Color

Award Nominations

Best Actor

1975
Maximilian Schell

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Released in United States 1974

Released in United States 1974