The Specialist (1975 film)

The Specialist is a 1975 American thriller film directed by Howard Avedis and written by Ralph B. Potts, Howard Avedis and Marlene Schmidt. The film stars Adam West, John Anderson, Ahna Capri, Harvey Jason, Alvy Moore and Marlene Schmidt. The film was released in May 1975, by Crown International Pictures.[1]

The Specialist
The Specialist poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byHoward Avedis
Screenplay byRalph B. Potts
Howard Avedis
Marlene Schmidt
Produced byHoward Avedis
StarringAdam West
John Anderson
Ahna Capri
Harvey Jason
Alvy Moore
Marlene Schmidt
CinematographyMassoud Joseph
Edited byNorman Wallerstein
Music byShorty Rogers
Renaissance Productions
Distributed byCrown International Pictures
Release date
  • May 1975 (1975-05)
Running time
93 minutes
CountryUnited States


Adam West stars in The Specialist as Jerry Bounds, an upright crusader standing up against the water company's efforts to exploit a local lake. John Anderson plays his opponent, Pike Smith, who at the start of the film smashes the glass out of a door at Bounds' law firm, to prove that "Nobody crosses Pike Smith and profits by it!"



  1. ^ Sandra Brennan. "The Specialist (1975) - Howard H. Avedis". AllMovie. Retrieved 2017-08-09.

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