A master conman leads a pair of British accomplices on an international adventure of highly profitable dirty tricks.
Did You Know?
This movie was in theaters only a few weeks after the publication of Len Deighton's novel. He had developed the subject as a novel and a movie project simultaneously, an idea that another best-selling author, Alastair Maclean, would soon take up with Where Eagles Dare (1968). Deighton was co-Producer of this movie, as well as author of the novel, but is surprisingly not credited as author of the screenplay (which makes a significant change to the novel at the end of the story). See more
When they go to the bank the calendar by the teller says 23 October , but the check says 27-8-1968. The possible cause of this is that the check was already made out and then there was a two month delay in filming the scene. See more
[exhausted after futilely chasing after Liz, who has double-crossed him and Bob
Oh! My side!
I hope it bloody hurts.
[last line of film
Only when I laugh...
Only When I Larf
Written by Ron Grainer
Recorded by Whistling Jack Smith See more