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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, who was the cinematographer for the first two Harry Palmer films, was supposed to work on this film but would not submit to a medical examination and so the production could not hire him. 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
You mean you really are going to try to start a revolution?
When the Hungarian people rose up in 1956 and they called to the world for help, to our everlasting shame, we failed them. I tell you, boy, we will not make that mistake again. When the people of Latvia rise up and call for help - and they will - my organization with all its resources will be right there. And once we have shown the way, the United States government and all the governments of the Free World will follow. I know!
Follows Funeral in Berlin
A Hard Day's Night
Written by John Lennon
and Paul McCartney
Performed by The Beatles
Capitol Records See more