Similar in plot to HIDE IN PLAIN SIGHT with a little bit of both versions of DEATH WISH tossed in. Svenson testifies as a witness in a murder case, and that marks him as a victim right away. Culp arranges a new identity for Svenson in his capacity as a police officer, but the Cosa Nostra
somehow finds Svenson, and the guy must eliminate the mobsters by himself. Svenson is a teacher--tall and muscular, but an academic nonetheless, hardly the type to take on heavy-jowled hoodlums with very thin gold watches. Still, he has to do it because the cops seem helpless and ineffectual, thus
leading viewers to believe that, in order to survive, one must take the law into one'...