History Film / HarryPalmer

6th Feb '17 5:51:42 AM moloch
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Caine returned to the role thirty years later for two more films, ''Bullet to Beijing'' and ''Midnight in Saint Petersburg'' (and in the film ''Blue Ice'', played a retired spy named [[AdaptationNameChange Harry]] as a MythologyGag to the role). There are three more "Harry Palmer" novels, ''Horse Under Water'', ''Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Spy'' and ''Spy Story''. The former two were never adapted (''Horse Under Water'' [[WhatCouldHaveBeen would have been next]] if ''Billion Dollar Brain'' had performed better) and the last was adapted separately with the character under the name "Pat Armstrong", his alias in that novel.

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Caine returned to the role thirty years later for two more films, ''Bullet to Beijing'' and ''Midnight in Saint Petersburg'' (and in the film ''Blue Ice'', played a retired spy named [[AdaptationNameChange Harry]] as a MythologyGag to the role). There are three more "Harry Palmer" related novels, ''Horse Under Water'', Water'' and ''An Expensive Place To Die'' starring the "Palmer" character, and ''Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Spy'' and ''Spy Story''. Story'' featuring a different (but also unnamed) spy and some recurring characters. The former two were never adapted (''Horse Under Water'' [[WhatCouldHaveBeen would have been next]] if ''Billion Dollar Brain'' had performed better) and better), but the last was adapted separately with the character under the name "Pat Armstrong", his alias in that novel.
27th Dec '16 9:38:11 AM Salyavin1979
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* GeneralRipper: General Midwinter (Ed Begley Sr.) in Ken ''Billion Dollar Brain''.

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* GeneralRipper: General Midwinter (Ed Begley Sr.) in Ken Russell's ''Billion Dollar Brain''.
28th Sep '16 9:47:14 AM moloch
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28th Sep '16 9:47:04 AM moloch
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28th Sep '16 9:46:52 AM moloch
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The first three -- ''The Ipcress File'', ''Funeral in Berlin'', and ''Billion Dollar Brain'' -- were released in the 1960s, during the height of the Sean Connery Film/JamesBond films, and offer a grimmer alternative to the increasingly flashy espionage of Bond. [[note]] In this wiki's SpyFiction rating scale, the Bond films are Martini Flavored and Palmer films are very definitely Stale Beer.[[/note]] Perhaps the most interesting aspect of this is that they were actually produced by Bond producer Harry Saltzman, who recruited much of the Bond films' ProductionPosse to essentially make his own in-house, contrasting "realistic" spy series.

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The first three -- ''The Ipcress File'', ''Funeral in Berlin'', and ''Billion Dollar Brain'' -- were released in the 1960s, during the height of the Sean Connery Film/JamesBond films, and offer a grimmer alternative to the increasingly flashy espionage of Bond. [[note]] In this wiki's SpyFiction rating scale, the Bond films are Martini Flavored and Palmer films are very definitely Stale Beer.[[/note]] Perhaps the most interesting aspect of this is that they were actually produced by Bond producer Harry Saltzman, who recruited much of the Bond films' ProductionPosse to essentially make his own in-house, contrasting "realistic" spy series.



!!The other films in this series provide examples of:

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----* SpyFiction: On this wiki's scale, Stale Beer. Very, very stale.

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28th Sep '16 9:30:17 AM moloch
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Caine returned to the role thirty years later for two more films, ''Bullet to Beijing'' and ''Midnight in Saint Petersburg'' (and in the film ''Blue Ice'', played a retired spy named [[AdaptationNameChange Harry]] as a MythologyGag to the role). There are three more "Harry Palmer" novels, ''Horse Under Water'', ''Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Spy'' and ''Spy Story''. The former two were never adapted (''Horse Under Water'' [[WhatCouldHaveBeen would have been]] next if ''Billion Dollar Brain'' had performed better) and the last was adapted separately with the character under the name "Pat Armstrong", his alias in that novel.

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Caine returned to the role thirty years later for two more films, ''Bullet to Beijing'' and ''Midnight in Saint Petersburg'' (and in the film ''Blue Ice'', played a retired spy named [[AdaptationNameChange Harry]] as a MythologyGag to the role). There are three more "Harry Palmer" novels, ''Horse Under Water'', ''Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Spy'' and ''Spy Story''. The former two were never adapted (''Horse Under Water'' [[WhatCouldHaveBeen would have been]] next been next]] if ''Billion Dollar Brain'' had performed better) and the last was adapted separately with the character under the name "Pat Armstrong", his alias in that novel.
24th Aug '16 5:24:23 PM moloch
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Caine returned to the role thirty years later for two more films, ''Bullet to Beijing'' and ''Midnight in Saint Petersburg'' (and in the film ''Blue Ice'', played a retired spy named [[AdaptationNameChange Harry]] as a MythologyGag to the role).

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Caine returned to the role thirty years later for two more films, ''Bullet to Beijing'' and ''Midnight in Saint Petersburg'' (and in the film ''Blue Ice'', played a retired spy named [[AdaptationNameChange Harry]] as a MythologyGag to the role). There are three more "Harry Palmer" novels, ''Horse Under Water'', ''Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Spy'' and ''Spy Story''. The former two were never adapted (''Horse Under Water'' [[WhatCouldHaveBeen would have been]] next if ''Billion Dollar Brain'' had performed better) and the last was adapted separately with the character under the name "Pat Armstrong", his alias in that novel.
23rd Apr '16 5:06:02 AM moloch
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Caine returned to the role thirty years later for two more films, ''Bullet to Beijing'' and ''Midnight in Saint Petersburg''.

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Caine returned to the role thirty years later for two more films, ''Bullet to Beijing'' and ''Midnight in Saint Petersburg''.Petersburg'' (and in the film ''Blue Ice'', played a retired spy named [[AdaptationNameChange Harry]] as a MythologyGag to the role).
19th Apr '16 7:35:31 AM moloch
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The first three -- ''The Ipcress File'', ''Funeral in Berlin'', and ''Billion Dollar Brain'' -- were released in the 1960s, during the height of the Sean Connery Film/JamesBond films, and offer a grimmer alternative to the increasingly flashy espionage of Bond. [[note]] In this wiki's SpyFiction rating scale, the Bond films are Martini Flavored and Palmer films are very definitely Stale Beer.[[/note]] Perhaps the most interesting aspect of this is that they were actually produced by Bond producer Harry Saltzman, who recruited much of the Bond films' ProductionPosse to essentially make his own, contrasting "realistic" spy series.

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The first three -- ''The Ipcress File'', ''Funeral in Berlin'', and ''Billion Dollar Brain'' -- were released in the 1960s, during the height of the Sean Connery Film/JamesBond films, and offer a grimmer alternative to the increasingly flashy espionage of Bond. [[note]] In this wiki's SpyFiction rating scale, the Bond films are Martini Flavored and Palmer films are very definitely Stale Beer.[[/note]] Perhaps the most interesting aspect of this is that they were actually produced by Bond producer Harry Saltzman, who recruited much of the Bond films' ProductionPosse to essentially make his own, own in-house, contrasting "realistic" spy series.
4th Nov '15 6:26:34 AM moloch
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The first three -- ''The Ipcress File'', ''Funeral in Berlin'', and ''Billion Dollar Brain'' -- were released in the 1960s, during the height of the Sean Connery Film/JamesBond films, and offer a grimmer alternative to the increasingly flashy espionage of Bond. [[note]] In this wiki's SpyFiction rating scale, the Bond films are Martini Flavored and Palmer films are very definitely Stale Beer.[[/note]] Perhaps the most interesting aspect of this is that they were actually produced by Bond producer Harry Saltzman, who recruited much of the Bond films' ProductionPosse.

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The first three -- ''The Ipcress File'', ''Funeral in Berlin'', and ''Billion Dollar Brain'' -- were released in the 1960s, during the height of the Sean Connery Film/JamesBond films, and offer a grimmer alternative to the increasingly flashy espionage of Bond. [[note]] In this wiki's SpyFiction rating scale, the Bond films are Martini Flavored and Palmer films are very definitely Stale Beer.[[/note]] Perhaps the most interesting aspect of this is that they were actually produced by Bond producer Harry Saltzman, who recruited much of the Bond films' ProductionPosse.
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