This article is about the 1971 film Clay Pigeon. For the 1998 film, see Clay Pigeons. For the sport involving clay pigeons, see skeet shooting.
Clay Pigeon is a 1971 American action film directed by Lane Slate and Tom Stern and written by Ronald Buck, Jack Gross Jr. and Buddy Ruskin. The film stars Tom Stern, Telly Savalas, Robert Vaughn, John Marley, Burgess Meredith and Ivan Dixon. The film was released on August 1971, by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
A Vietnam veteran has been using illegal drugs, but eventually decides that he wants to escape that life. But before he can leave it behind, an FBI narcotics agent recruits him to go undercover in Los Angeles to help expose other ex-soldiers who involved in drug dealing.