The Formula (Film)

The Formula is a mystery film directed by John G. Avildsen released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in 1980. It features a pre-eminent cast of Marlon Brando, John Gielgud, George C. Scott and Marthe Keller.


A detective uncovers a formula that was devised by the Nazis in WWII to make gasoline from synthetic products, thereby eliminating the necessity for oil–and oil companies. A major oil company finds out about it and tries to destroy the formula and anyone who knows about it.

Robert continued to shoot photos of prominent Artists and Actors during his career.


George.C.Scott – Photo Robert Whitaker
John Gielgud, The Formula (1980 film) with George c Scott
Sir John Gielgud – Photo Robert Whitaker