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The Eagle Has Landed


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Daring wartime adventure based on Jack Higgins 's bestselling novel, starring
Michael Caine
Donald Sutherland
Robert Duvall
On the morning of 6 November 1943 Berlin receives a simple message: 'The eagle has landed'. A small force of crack German paratroopers is poised to kidnap the British Prime
Minister, Winston Churchill. If they succeed it could alter the course of the war. Director John Sturges
● FILMS: pages 33-38


Unknown: Jack Higgins
Unknown: Michael Caine
Unknown: Donald Sutherland
Unknown: Robert Duvall
Unknown: Winston Churchill.
Director: John Sturges
Colonel Kurt Steiner: Michael Caine
Liam Devlin: Donald Sutherland
Colonel Max Radl: Robert Duvall
Molly Prior: Jenny Agutter
Heinrich Himmler: Donald Pleasence
Admiral Canaris: Anthony Quayle
Joanna Grey: Jean Marsh
Captain Ritter Neumann: Sven Bertil Taube
Fr Philip Verecker: John Standing
Pamela Verecker: Judy Geeson
Captain Harry Clark: Treat Williams
Colonel Clarence E Pitts: Larry Hagman
Sergeant Brandt: Siegfried Rauch

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