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The Ipcress File (1965) was a Crime - Mystery Film directed by Sidney J. Furie and produced by Harry Saltzman.

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Ipcress: Arquivo Confidencial (1965) / The Ipcress File (1965)

By L? on Apr 25, 2019 From Critica Retro

Ipcress: Arquivo Confidencial (1965) / The Ipcress File (1965) O investigador Harry Palmer foi criado para ser o oposto de James Bond. Ele deveria ser um homem comum que n?o usa engenhocas em suas miss?es e que nem sempre se ocupa de seduzir mulheres bonitas. At? seu nome deveria ser bobo: H... Read full article


The Ipcress File: "Now, listen to me...."

By Rick29 on Sep 19, 2016 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

One of the best "anti-Bond" spy films made in the wake of Goldfinger was--ironically--made by the team that made the Bond movies. The Ipcress File was produced by Harry Saltzman, with music by John Barry, sets designed by Ken Adam, and editing courtesy of Peter Hunt. Yet, where the 007 pictures feat... Read full article


The Ipcress File: "Now, listen to me...."

By Rick29 on Sep 19, 2016 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

One of the best "anti-Bond" spy films made in the wake of Goldfinger was--ironically--made by the team that made the Bond movies. The Ipcress File was produced by Harry Saltzman, with music by John Barry, sets designed by Ken Adam, and editing courtesy of Peter Hunt. Yet, where the 007 pictures feat... Read full article


Ipcress: Arquivo Confidencial (1965) / The Ipcress File (1965)

By L? on Nov 30, -0001 From Critica Retro

Ipcress: Arquivo Confidencial (1965) / The Ipcress File (1965) O investigador Harry Palmer foi criado para ser o oposto de James Bond. Ele deveria ser um homem comum que n?o usa engenhocas em suas miss?es e que nem sempre se ocupa de seduzir mulheres bonitas. At? seu nome deveria ser bobo: H... Read full article


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Three pairs of glasses were used by Michael Caine during filming. When all of these were broken during filming, production was held up for a day, until replacements had been found. After that, the prop department was stocked with 20 extra pairs of the Harry Palmer model glasses.
In the years following the film's release, Harry Saltzman claimed that he had fired Sidney J. Furie relatively early in shooting, and that Peter R. Hunt had really directed most of the film, with Furie only being credited as director for contractual reasons. Hunt denied this however, and revealed that he had in fact tried to preserve Furie's original vision to the best of his abilities, despite Saltzman's attempts to do otherwise.
Michael Caine's Harry Palmer character is depicted as an accomplished cook, but when you see Palmer skillfully break a couple of eggs, the hands in the close-up belong to Len Deighton, author of the book on which the movie is based. Deighton himself was an accomplished cook and also wrote a comic strip about cooking for The Observer. The walls of Palmer's kitchen are full of these strips.
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