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Harry Palmer Files – 006 – The David Bailey Michael Caine portrait

Every Sunday, we’ll be looking at the Harry Palmer series of novels (in which the character doesn’t actually have a name), their author — Len Deighton, the films based on them, the star of those films — Michael Caine, and the television movies that followed, and giving my thoughts on all I encounter. I’ll inevitably […]

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The Harry Palmer Files – 005 – The Ipcress File New York Times Review

Every Sunday, we’ll be looking at the Harry Palmer series of novels (in which the character doesn’t actually have a name), their author — Len Deighton, the films based on them, the star of those films — Michael Caine, and the television movies that followed, and giving my thoughts on all I encounter. I’ll inevitably […]

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The Harry Palmer Files – 004 – New York Times IPCRESS File ads

Every Sunday, we’ll be looking at the Harry Palmer series of novels (in which the character doesn’t actually have a name), their author — Len Deighton, the films based on them, the star of those films — Michael Caine, and the television movies that followed, and giving my thoughts on all I encounter. I’ll inevitably […]

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Harry Palmer Files – 003 – The IPCRESS File: Prologue and Chapter 1

Every Sunday, we’ll be looking at the Harry Palmer series of novels (in which the character doesn’t actually have a name), their author — Len Deighton, the films based on them, the star of those films — Michael Caine, and the television movies that followed, and giving my thoughts on all I encounter. I’ll inevitably […]

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Harry Palmer Files – 002 – The IPCRESS File Board Game

Every Sunday, we’ll be looking at the Harry Palmer series of novels (in which the character doesn’t actually have a name), their author — Len Deighton, the films based on them, the star of those films — Michael Caine, and the television movies that followed, and giving my thoughts on all I encounter. I’ll inevitably […]

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Harry Palmer Files – 001 – RIP Karl Malden / Leo Newbegin

This post originally appeared on the Mister 8 website, July 3rd, 2009 and coincided with the passing of actor Karl Malden Starting today, and continuing every Sunday, we’ll be looking at the Harry Palmer series of novels (in which the character doesn’t actually have a name), their author — Len Deighton, the films based on […]

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Close the door, Palmer!

Over at Mister 8, the Harry Palmer Files continues, and it is building into a very impressive project – dare I say it ‘Library’. If you haven’t been over to check it out, well ‘shame on you’ because it has been going for near on a month now. To keep in the spirit of the […]

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Funeral In Berlin (1966)

Country: United KingdomDirected by Guy HamiltonMichael Caine, Paul Hubschmid, Oscar Homolka, Eva Renzi, Guy Doleman, Music by Konrad ElfersBased on the novel by Len Deighton The IPCRESS File was a great film, so it comes as no surprise that the team behind it decided to make a sequel – or at least ‘some’ of the […]

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Billion Dollar Brain (1967)

House, over at ‘The Horror’ blogspot is at again and beaten me to the punch with the Billion Dollar Brain. Harry Palmer is back. With a bigger budget and some glossy set pieces. This is the third of the Harry Palmer films, this time directed by Ken Russell. After a slick title sequence by Maurice […]

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Funeral In Berlin (1966)

While I may have been slacking off over the Christmas break it appears that others have been working hard. One of those people is House, over at The Horror blogspot. Here’s his take on the second of the Harry Palmer films – Funeral In Berlin. I believe that Funeral In Berlin is a big step […]

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