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The Kremlin Letter (1970)

During the Cold War a Naval Intelligence officer endowed with a powerful photographic memory is transferred to the CIA to participate in a covert operation in Moscow.

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A network of older spies from the West recruits a young intelligence officer with a photographic memory to accompany them on a mission inside Russia. They must recover a letter written by the CIA that promises American assistance to Russia if China gets the atomic bomb. Written by <eteam@sunsent.com>

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Don't trust anyone in THE KREMLIN LETTER See more »

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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1 February 1970 (USA)  »

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Brevet til Kreml  »

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$6,095,000 (estimated)
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The lead role of Charles Rone which was played by Patrick O'Neal was originally offered to James Coburn. See more »

Goofs

When Ward and the Whore talk in the bathroom at the end, the movie crew is reflected in the tiles. See more »

Quotes

Ward: Now look, I think we've left no stone unturned. But let's not kid ourselves. If any of us is caught there's only a remote possibility we'd be mistaken for Russians. Keep in mind that close examination takes time, and that time they use on you could let the rest of us escape.
Highwayman: Don't be too quick to die.
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Referenced in The Dark Side of Porn: Debbie Does Dallas Uncovered (2005) See more »

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Written by Maurice Williams
Played at the Moscow club
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One of the best spy thrillers made
5 August 1999 | by See all my reviews

When this film was released it used what I thought was a new technique to convey a foreign language spoken by the characters. The film is part suspense, part thriller. Far better than any James Bond flick and by far better than the Spy Who Came in from the Cold. It keeps moving with twists to keep the viewer on his/her seat edge wondering who is who and who can be trusted. Why this hasn't been released on video is a complete mystery to me. All this time I've been thinking that every print must have been destroyed in one of the many studio archive fires a few years back.


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