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The Eagle Has Landed


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War adventure starring Michael Caine. 6 November 1943: the military authorities in Berlin receive a simple message - "the Eagle Has Landed". In a daring kidnap attempt, a small force of crack German paratroopers are poised to snatch the British prime minister, Winston Churchill , and return with him to Germany. Ifthey succeed, it could alter the course of the war.
Director John Sturges (1976.15) (S) (W) Films: pp 74-79 ***
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Unknown: Michael Caine.
Unknown: Winston Churchill
Director: John Sturges
Col Kurt Steiner: Michael Caine
Liam Devlin: Donald Sutherland
Col Max Radl: Robert Duvall
Molly Prior: Jenny Agutter
Heinrich Himmler: Donald Pleasence
Adm Wilhelm: Canarisanthony Quayle
Joanna Grey: Jean Marsh
Capt Neumann: Sven Bertil Taube
Father Philip Verecker: John Standing
Pamela Verecker: Judy Geeson
Capt Harry Clark: Treat Williams

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