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The Silent Partner


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Starring Elliott Gould, Christopher Plummer, Susannah York

Miles Cullen is the respectable but dull head of a Toronto bank which Harry Reikle, a psychopathic crook, plans to rob, dressed as Santa Claus.
When Reikle's first attempt is inadvertantly thwarted, Cullen guesses that he will have a second go. Taking advantage of the robbery for his own ends. Cullen soon discovers he has made a dangerous and ruthless enemy who will stop at nothing to regain the stolen money.
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Screenplay: Curtis Hanson
Based on the novel "Think of a Number" by: Anders Bodelson
Producer: Joel B. Michaels
Producer: Stephen Young
Director: Daryl Duke
Miles Cullen: Elliott Gould
Harry Reikle: Christopher Plummer
Julie: Susannah York
Elaine: Celine Lomez
Charles Packard: Michael Kirby
Bank guard: Sean Sullivan
Detective Willard: Ken Pogue
Simonsen: John Candy
Louise: Gail Dahms
Berg: Michael Donaghue
Fogelman: Jack Duffy
Locksmith: Guy Sanvido
Mrs Packard: Charlotte Blunt
Mrs Evanchuk: Aino Pirskanen

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