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The Eagle Has Landed (25-Dec-1976)

Director: John Sturges

Writer: Tom Mankiewicz

From novel: The Eagle Has Landed by Jack Higgins

Keywords: Action/Adventure, WWII

Col. Max Radl of the German Army devises a brazen plan to kidnap Winston Churchill as he weekends in a Norfolk village. Among those selected for the mission is Col. Kurt Steiner, a British-educated officer who committed an act of insubordination; he will receive a full pardon should the mission succeed. Entertaining fiction with a good script, you almost want them to succeed.

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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Jenny Agutter
20-Dec-1952   Jessica 6 in Logan's Run
Michael Caine
14-Mar-1933   Get Carter
Jeff Conaway
5-Oct-1950 27-May-2011 Grease
Robert Duvall
5-Jan-1931   Tom Hagen in The Godfather
Judy Geeson
10-Sep-1948   Maggie Conway in Mad About You
Larry Hagman
21-Sep-1931 23-Nov-2012 J.R. Ewing on Dallas
Jean Marsh
1-Jul-1934   Co-Creator, Upstairs, Downstairs
Donald Pleasence
5-Oct-1919 2-Feb-1995 The Great Escape
Anthony Quayle
7-Sep-1913 20-Oct-1989 Ice-Cold in Alex
John Standing
16-Aug-1934   British stage and film actor
Donald Sutherland
17-Jul-1935   The Dirty Dozen
Treat Williams
1-Dec-1951   Prince of the City

CAST (above the fold)

Michael Caine   ...   Col. Kurt Steiner
Donald Sutherland   ...   Liam Devlin
Robert Duvall   ...   Col. Max Radl
Jenny Agutter   ...   Molly Prior
Donald Pleasence   ...   Heinrich Himmler
Anthony Quayle   ...   Adm. Canaris
Jean Marsh   ...   Joanna Grey
Sven-Bertil Taube   ...   Capt. von Neustadt
John Standing   ...   Fr. Verecker
Judy Geeson   ...   Pamela
Treat Williams   ...   Capt. Clark
Larry Hagman   ...   Col. Pitts
Alexei Jawdokimov   ...   Cpl. Kuniski
Jeff Conaway   ...   Frazier


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