Harry Palmer has left the British Secret Service and become a private detective. One of his first assignments is to deliver an apparently innocent thermos flask to an old friend in Helsinki, Palmer is suspicious of the flask contents and begins to doubt the motives of his friend and those of his boss a Texan billionaire. Written by
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Although the film follows the novel quite closely, for unknown reasons Karl Malden
's character name was changed from "Harvey Newbegin" in the book, to "Leo Newbigen" for the film. See more
Palmer is seen signing the Official Secrets Act in the car as he's just been re-assigned, after retirement. Civil Servants in fact, sign this just the once on first acceptance and are bound for life. They do not re-sign for specific tasks or missions. See more
Goodbye Harry. We would have made nice babies together. Good bye.
Referenced in Harry Saltzman: Showman
Written by Houston and Ernie Hunter
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