In a bold coup a Palestinian terrorist group captures the yacht Rosebud and kidnaps the millionaires five daughters on it. At first they demand film clips to be shown on major European TV stations. Undercover agent Martin is hired to hunt the terrorists down. Written by
Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>
Did You Know?
was originally cast in the lead, but shortly after filming began he and director Otto Preminger
had a major blowup and Mitchum either quit (according to Mitchum) or was fired, drinking being a factor (according to Preminger). Peter O'Toole
, a former drinker, was hired to replace him in about a couple of days. Reportedly. Mitchum likened this to being like "replacing Ray Charles
with Helen Keller
." See more
I thought I worked for the United States. Or has he bought those now?
The opening credits consist of a single screen that bears the title, the statement 'an Otto Preminger Film' the copyright by United Artist and an illustration designed by Saul Bass
. See more
References Citizen Kane
I Guess the Lord Must Be in New York City
Written by Harry Nilsson
Performed by Kim Cattrall See more