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?
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
The three 'Russian' bombers taking off to bomb the lorries on the ice-flow are Canberra bombers. It is unlikely that the Russians, even in their Baltic bases, would be using such aircraft See more
Of course you realize I could draft you back any time I like, but I'm doing the decent thing and asking you to come back, you should be bloody gratefull.
I'd be bloody grateful if you'd leave, Colonel.
Followed by Spy Story
A Hard Day's Night
Written by John Lennon
and Paul McCartney
Performed by The Beatles
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