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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performed most of his own stunts. During the final ice floe scene, he almost slipped and fell into freezing water. See more
It is unlikely that a country like Finland with close ties to the Soviet Union would allow a US general to bring his private army to it's soil, let alone give them access across the sea (which itself is kept open by the icebreakers all the time!) to invade another country. 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
The UK cinema release was cut to get an "A" rating to shorten the struggle between Harry and Anya. The 1985 Warner video featured the same print though the BBFC cuts were restored in the re-edited 2004 DVD. See more
Followed by Bullet to Beijing
A Hard Day's Night
Written by John Lennon
and Paul McCartney
Performed by The Beatles
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