The Eagle Has Landed (film)

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The Eagle Has Landed is a 1976 British film directed by John Sturges and starring Michael Caine, Donald Sutherland and Robert Duvall.wikipedia
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The Eagle Has Landed (novel)

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Based on the novel The Eagle Has Landed by Jack Higgins, the film is about a fictional German plot to kidnap Winston Churchill at the turning point of the Second World War.
It was made into a film of the same name in 1976 starring Michael Caine, Donald Sutherland, Jenny Agutter and Robert Duvall.

Jack Higgins

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Based on the novel The Eagle Has Landed by Jack Higgins, the film is about a fictional German plot to kidnap Winston Churchill at the turning point of the Second World War.
His breakthrough novel The Eagle Has Landed (1975) sold over 50 million copies and was adapted into a successful film by the same title.

Jenny Agutter

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Jenny Agutter as Molly Prior
Parallel to her Hollywood film roles, Agutter continued appearing in high-profile British films such as The Eagle Has Landed (1976), Equus (1977), for which she won a BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role, and The Riddle of the Sands (1979).

Anthony Quayle

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Anthony Quayle as Adm. Wilhelm Canaris
He was nominated for an Oscar and a Golden Globe for his supporting role as Thomas Wolsey in the 1969 film Anne of the Thousand Days, and played important roles in such major studio productions as The Guns of Navarone (1961), Lawrence of Arabia (1962), The Fall of the Roman Empire (1964), Operation Crossbow (1965), QB VII (1974), and The Eagle Has Landed (1976).

Donald Sutherland

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The Eagle Has Landed is a 1976 British film directed by John Sturges and starring Michael Caine, Donald Sutherland and Robert Duvall.
Sutherland found himself as a leading man throughout the 1970s in films such as the Venice-based psychological horror film Don't Look Now (1973), co-starring Julie Christie, a role which saw him nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor, the war film The Eagle Has Landed (1976), Federico Fellini's Casanova (1976) and the thriller Eye of the Needle (which was filmed on location on the Isle of Mull, West Scotland).

Judy Geeson

Judy Geeson as Pamela Verecker
She later would star in a range of films throughout the 1970s, from crime pictures to thriller and horror films, including The Executioner (1970), Fear in the Night (1972), Brannigan (1975), and The Eagle Has Landed (1976).

Michael Caine

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The Eagle Has Landed is a 1976 British film directed by John Sturges and starring Michael Caine, Donald Sutherland and Robert Duvall.
In 1976 he appeared in the screen adaptation by Tom Mankiewicz of the Jack Higgins novel The Eagle Has Landed as Oberst (Colonel) Kurt Steiner, the commander of a Luftwaffe paratroop unit disguised as Polish paratroopers, whose mission was to kidnap or kill the then-British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, alongside co-stars Donald Sutherland, Robert Duvall, Jenny Agutter and Donald Pleasence.

Donald Pleasence

Donald Pleasence as Heinrich Himmler
Endowed with a bald head, a penetrating stare, and an intense voice, usually quiet but capable of a piercing scream, he specialised in portraying insane, fanatical, or evil characters, including the title role in Dr Crippen (1962), the double agent Dr Michaels in the science-fiction film Fantastic Voyage (1966), the white trader who sells guns to the Cheyenne Indians in the revisionist western Soldier Blue (1970), the mad Doctor in the Bud Spencer–Terence Hill film Watch Out, We're Mad! (1974), Nazi leader Heinrich Himmler in The Eagle Has Landed (1976), and the Bond arch-villain Ernst Stavro Blofeld in You Only Live Twice (1967), the first film in which Blofeld's face is clearly seen.

Michael Byrne (actor)

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His other film credits include The Eagle Has Landed, Butley, A Bridge Too Far, The Medusa Touch, The Saint, Tomorrow Never Dies, The Good Father, The Sum of All Fears, Gangs of New York, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1, Mortdecai.

Joachim Hansen (actor)

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Joachim Hansen as SS Gruppenführer
Of nearly sixty five film credits, Hansen's most notable roles include: "The Star of Africa" as Hans-Joachim Marseille, Jürgen Stroop in The Eagle Has Landed, and Generaloberst Alfred Jodl in The Winds of War and War and Remembrance mini-series.

Denis Lill

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Denis Lill as Churchill's aide
Some of his many film and television roles include Fall of Eagles (1974), Edward the Seventh (1975), Survivors (1975–1977), The Eagle Has Landed (1976), Bad Blood (1981), The Scarlet Pimpernel (1982), as William Knox D'Arcy, the Australian oil pioneer in Persia, in Reilly: Ace of Spies (1983), Rumpole of the Bailey (1983–1992), Mapp and Lucia (1985–1986), Only Fools and Horses (1989–1992), Batman (1989), Bernard and the Genie (1991), Richard III (1995), Evita (1996), The Opium War (1997), Rebecca (1997) and The Royal (2003-2011).

Siegfried Rauch

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Other Hollywood productions in which Rauch appeared were The Eagle Has Landed (1976) and Escape to Athena (1979).

Robert Duvall

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The Eagle Has Landed is a 1976 British film directed by John Sturges and starring Michael Caine, Donald Sutherland and Robert Duvall.
In 1976, Duvall played supporting roles in The Eagle Has Landed and as Dr. Watson in The Seven-Per-Cent Solution opposite Nicol Williamson, Alan Arkin, Vanessa Redgrave, and Laurence Olivier.

Wolf Kahler

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The Eagle Has Landed (1976) - SS Hauptsturmführer Fleischer (uncredited)

Sven-Bertil Taube

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Sven-Bertil Taube as Hauptmann Hans (Ritter) von Neustadt
In the 1970s, Taube tried to find work as a film actor, and had some minor roles, most notably in the 1976 World War II drama The Eagle Has Landed

Larry Hagman

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Larry Hagman as Col. Clarence E. Pitts
He appeared in such feature films as The Group, Fail Safe, Harry and Tonto, Mother, Jugs & Speed, In Harm's Way, The Eagle Has Landed, Superman, S.O.B., Nixon, and Primary Colors.

Jean Marsh

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Jean Marsh as Joanna Grey
Marsh's film credits include the Tony Hancock film The Rebel (1961), Cleopatra (1963) as Octavia, Unearthly Stranger (1964), Charlie Bubbles (1967), The Limbo Line (1968), Alfred Hitchcock's Frenzy (1972), Dark Places (1973), The Eagle Has Landed (1976), The Changeling (1980) and the fantasy films Return to Oz (1985) and Willow (1988).

John Sturges

The Eagle Has Landed is a 1976 British film directed by John Sturges and starring Michael Caine, Donald Sutherland and Robert Duvall.
The Eagle Has Landed (1976)

Oberst

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Fearing that Himmler may try to discredit him, Canaris therefore orders one of his officers, Oberst Radl, to undertake the study.
The rank of Oberst is known in American cinema, since several popular movies (such as The Great Escape, Stalag 17, The Eagle Has Landed, Hart's War, Raiders of the Lost Ark, and Live Free or Die Hard) have featured characters holding the rank.

John Standing

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The Eagle Has Landed (1976) - Father Philip Verecker

Maurice Roëves

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Maurice Roëves as Maj. Corcoran
His film roles include Ulysses, Oh! What a Lovely War, A Day at the Beach, The Eagle Has Landed, Hidden Agenda, a major role as Colonel Munro in the 1992 version of The Last of the Mohicans, the first Judge Dredd film (1995), The Acid House and Beautiful Creatures.

Jeff Conaway

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