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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Did You Know?
André De Toth
was originally chosen by Harry Saltzman to direct this film, but when the director broke his neck in a skiing accident, he recommended Ken Russell
to replace him, based on the latter's creative television work. Russell was contractually obligated to direct the film. He did not want to do it, but according to him "it was shoved down my throat". De Toth reportedly did some direction, but refused to take credit on a picture signed by another. See more
At the end soldiers fall in to the sea and quickly sink. However bodies dead or other wise, even carrying heavy rifles, will float in the especially cold, salty dense sea. See more
Did you know for example, that the air in the East Coast of America is polluted by the Reds? Oh, you might look at me, but boy, I tell you and I know that the air in Texas is the only truly wholesome air in this world. That is why I have not been out of Texas in twenty five years. I don't like the air in other places.
It's amazing how we all survive, really.
References Alexander Nevsky
Music by Stuart Crombie
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