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Three Days of the Condor (1975)

A bookish CIA researcher finds all his co-workers dead, and must outwit those responsible until he figures out who he can really trust.

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Mrs. Edwina Russell (as Helen Stenbure)
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A mild mannered CIA researcher, paid to read books, returns from lunch to find all of his co-workers assassinated. "Condor" must find out who did this and get in from the cold before the hitmen get him. Written by Mike CO <mileco@netcom.com>

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His code name is Condor. In the next twenty-four hours everyone he trusts will try to kill him. See more »

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The film was made and released about a year after its source novel "Six Days of the Condor" by James Grady had been first published in 1974. The time period of the movie's source book was compressed for the events in this picture, hence the "time-compression title change" as show-business trade paper 'Variety' put it. Grady followed up the book with a sequel in 1978 called "Shadow of the Condor" but this property has never been filmed. See more »

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Hansford Rowe's name is misspelled in the end credits, as "Rolle." See more »

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Joubert: Would you move from the window, please?
Janice: I won't scream.
Joubert: I know.
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Referenced in Silk Stalkings: Three Weeks of the Condor (1997) See more »

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Great, Great, Great!
12 September 2001 | by (Argentina) – See all my reviews

This is one of Senor Sock's favorite movies ever. A taunt suspense thriller starring Robert Redford as a low level CIA agent. He works as a reader of foreign novels and publications when suddenly his world is turned upside down and he is embroiled in a web of suspense and intrigue.

Excellent direction and a great script. Faye Dunaway has never looked better!


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