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Len Deighton (novel)


  (in credits order)

Michael Petrovitch ... Patrick Armstrong
Philip Latham ... Ferdy Foxwell
Don Fellows ... Colonel Schlegel

Michael Gwynn ... Dawlish
Nicholas Parsons ... Ben Toliver
Toby Robins ... Helen Schlegel

Tessa Wyatt ... Sara Shaw

Derren Nesbitt ... Colonel Stok
Nigel Plaskitt ... Mason
Ciaran Madden ... Marjorie

Bernard Kay ... Commander Wheeler

Paul Maxwell ... Submarine Captain
Andrew Downie ... MacGregor

John Forgeham ... Security Guard
Phillip Reader (as Philip Reader)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Stewart Bevan ... Sylvester (uncredited)

Michael Knowles ... Milkman (uncredited)

Directed by
Lindsay Shonteff 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Len Deighton  novel

Produced by
Lindsay Shonteff .... producer
Original Music by
Andrew Hellaby 
Roger Wootton 
Cinematography by
Les Young 
Film Editing by
John Gibson 
Costume Design by
Elizabeth Weir 
Production Management
Gerry Harrison .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Stuart Black .... assistant director
Bryan Hirst .... assistant director
Sound Department
Philip Bothamley .... sound editor
Tony Jackson .... sound recordist
Camera and Electrical Department
John Metcalfe .... camera operator (as John Metcalf)
Douglas F. O'Neons .... camera operator (as Douglas Oneons)
John C. Taylor .... camera operator: second unit (as John Taylor)
Colin Bucksey .... follow focus (uncredited)
Nicholas John .... still photographer (uncredited)

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103 min
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Australia:M | UK:A (original rating) | UK:15 (video rating)

Did You Know?

The film was made and released about two years after its source novel of the same name by author Len Deighton had been first published in 1974.See more »
Movie Connections:
Follows The Ipcress File (1965)See more »


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