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John Huston directed this cold war spy thriller (from a script by Walter Hill) concerning a British agent trying infiltrate the organization of a nefarious communist spy. Paul Newman is Joseph Reardon, a British secret agent commissioned by Mackintosh (Harry Andrews) to impersonate a jewel thief. When the police are tipped off about his diamond robbery, Reardon is arrested and shipped off to a high-security prison. At the prison, he meets a convicted Russian spy and the two are involved in a prison break, arranged by a mysterious group called the Scarperers. After the successful breakout, Reardon finds himself drugged and sent to Ireland. It turns out that the escapade was organized by Mackintosh in the hopes Reardon could infiltrate the Scarperers and gather information on the group's leader, Sir George Wheeler (James Mason), and prove him to be a Russian spy. ~ Paul Brenner, Rovi

Cast

Paul Newman
as Reardon
Dominique Sanda
as Mrs. Smith
James Mason
as Sir George Wheeler
Harry Andrews
as Mackintosh
Ian Bannen
as Slade
Michael Hordern
as Brown
Leo Genn
as Rollins
Nigel Patrick
as Soames-Trevelyan
Peter Vaughan
as Brunskill
Roland Culver
as Judge
Percy Herbert
as Taafe
Robert Lang
as Jack Summers
Jenny Runacre
as Gerda
John Bindon
as Buster
Hugh Manning
as Prosecutor
Noel Purcell
as O'Donovan
Donald Webster
as Jervis
Keith Bell
as Palmer
Niall MacGinnis
as Warder
Eddie Byrne
as Fisherman
Shane Briant
as Cox
Ronald Clarke
as Attendant
Dinny Powell
as Young
Marc Boyle
as 2nd Motorcyclist
Nosher Powell
as Army Guard
Terry Plummer
as Dark Man
Joe Cahill
as 1st Guard
Gerry Alexander
as 2nd Guard
Donal McCann
as 1st Fireman
Joe Lynch
as 1st Garda
Wolfe Morris
as Malta Police Commissioner
Marc Boyle
as 2nd Motorcyclist
Joe Cahill
as 1st Guard
Niall MacGinnis
as Warder
Hugh Manning
as Prosecutor
Jenny Runacre
as Gerda
Nigel Patrick
as Soames-Trevelyan
Robert Lang
as Jack Summers
Donal McCann
as 1st Fireman
Noel Purcell
as O'Donovan
Keith Bell
as Palmer
John Bindon
as Buster
Leo Genn
as Rollins
Joe Lynch
as 1st Garda
Donald Webster
as Jervis
Shane Briant
as Cox
Gerry Alexander
as 2nd Guard
Eddie Byrne
as Fisherman
Nosher Powell
as Army Guard
Terry Plummer
as Dark Man
Percy Herbert
as Taafe
Dinny Powell
as Young
Ronald Clarke
as Attendant
Roland Culver
as Judge
Peter Vaughan
as Brunskill

Crew

John Huston
Director
John C. Foreman
Producer
Walter Hill
Screenwriter
Desmond Bagley
Book Author
Oswald Morris
Cinematographer
Maurice Jarre
Composer (Music Score)
Terence Marsh
Production Designer
Alan Tomkins
Art Director
Elsa Fennell
Costume Designer
Basil Fenton-Smith
Sound/Sound Designer
Hugh Richards
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