Columbo: Candidate for Crime

Columbo: Candidate for Crime

Boris Sagal (1973)

PG Certificate


An ambitious senatorial candidate murders his campaign manager for threatening to expose his secret affair. To avoid suspicion, the politician makes the killing look as if he was the intended target of an assassination attempt that went wrong - but ends up having to pit his wits against the slovenly sleuth. Detective drama, starring Peter Falk, Jackie Cooper, Ken Swofford and Tisha Sterling.

Cast & Crew

Lt Columbo Peter Falk
Nelson Hayward Jackie Cooper
Harry Stone Ken Swofford
Mrs Hayward Joanne Linville
Linda Johnson Tisha Sterling
Sgt Verson Robert Karnes
Sgt Rojas Jay Varela
Chadwick Vito Scotti
Director Boris Sagal
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