Political intrigue and love in a suspense-filled drama based on Morris West's best-selling novel. The Salamander is the code name of a wealthy industrialist (Anthony Quinn) dedicated to defeating terrorism. In Italy's dark underworld a General mysteriously dies and intelligence agents find only one significant clue at the murder scene - a calling card bearing the crest of The Salamander. Special Agent Dante (Franco Nero), after falling in love with the late General's girlfriend (Sybil Danning), follows a trail that leads to a hair-raising series of murders. He turns to The Salamander and the two unite to overtake the conspirators. Also withChristopher Lee.