Harry Palmer has left the British Secret Service and become a private detective. One of his first assignments is to deliver an apparently innocent thermos flask to an old friend in Helsinki, Palmer is suspicious of the flask contents and begins to doubt the motives of his friend and those of his boss a Texan billionaire.
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Did You Know?
The bombers that General Stok sends to sink the convoy are actually British Canberras. See more
When the 'ice floes' tilt out of the water during the battle sequence, the metal frames they are built on becomes visible. See more
You know where Shostakovich wrote that symphony? In the heart of Leningrad, in 1941. The Germans had cut them off. They were all about to die. It means a lot to us. We don't forget those times so easily.
[looks at Palmer's bruised face
I *warned* you, English.
Come on, you need a *drink*!
In the opening credits, crew names are written in all uppercase letters, with the exception of Production Manager Eva Monley
whose name is written "eva monley". See more
31 seconds of the original movie are missing on the MGM DVD release of 2004. The licensing rights of the Beatles song "A Hard Day's Night", which was heard in the scene where Harry meets Basil, were too expensive so they cut the whole scene. See more
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Music by Stuart Crombie
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