A terrorist (Anthony Perkins) holds an offshore drilling rig and production platform for ransom in the North Sea. Ffolkes (Roger Moore) a wealthy mysogynistic eccentric, volunteers to send his crack team of soldiers in to stop the terrorists. With few other options available, the British Government reluctantly accepts his help. Written by
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Roger Moore is "ffolkes" the man who loved cats, ignored women and is about to save the world.
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Apparently, Roger Moore
once said that he preferred this movie to all of his James Bond pictures. See more
The "poison" used to incapacitate the hijackers is colchicine. That is a treatment for gout, not especially dangerous. (And why would the boat have poison in the infirmary anyway?) See more
Work out what can be done if one of them is hijacked.
Don't the armed forces have some ideas in that department?
Undoubtedly. But an oil production platform isn't a building or an aeroplane. It's miles out to sea and you can't approach it without being seen or heard unless you come from below.
Only a man of superior intellect is likely to think of a satisfactory way of hijacking a platform or a rig.
Therefore, I must put myself in his position and devide a means of doing so. And having...