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
Dave Jenkins <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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Did You Know?
During filming, Karl Malden
's London hotel room was burgled and his cash was stolen, but his travellers' cheques were left untouched. The incident inspired him to become the spokesman for American Express travellers' cheques in a long-running series of commercials with the slogan "Don't leave home without them". See more
When Harry is held captive with his hands tied behind his back in General Midwinter's firing range, his glasses are on when he is standing up, disappear when he is sitting down but re-appear when he stands up. See more
OK, Leo, what's the catch?
There's no catch.
Then who gets killed?
Nobody gets killed.
There's no catch, and nobody gets killed? I'd still like to know more about it, Leo.
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A Hard Day's Night
Written by John Lennon
and Paul McCartney
Performed by The Beatles
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