The looking glass war by john le carre 1965 first edition. Its the uk 70s film industry so the budget is small and it shows, the book i should imagine is better crafted but the plot is not so timeless as his others as it plays on. I fell in love with frank beddors alyss heart in the looking glass wars. Vintage collectible cookie jars pre1970 for sale ebay. In the past the circus handled all things political, while the department dealt with matters military. Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and oneofakind products and gifts related to your search. The looking glass war based on the john le carre novel about cold war espionage, the looking glass war is most notable as the feature directorial debut of writer frank pierson. The looking glass war is a fascinating film, a tribute to an era and an author. After two films in europe with pia degermark the looking glass war and brief season, both 1970, jones was cast by director david lean in ryans daughter 1970. No matter what youre looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options.
The looking glass war is a 1970 british action neo noir thriller film directed by frank pierson based on the 1965 novel by john le carre. The story about a ruthless game where the stakes are human lives from the john le carre novel about a british spy who sends a polish defector to east germany to verify missile sites. The looking glass war is billed as a george smiley novel. John le carres name may not have been so marketable as it was a few years later. The looking glass war 1969 frank pierson, christopher. Some vintage collectible cookie jars pre 1970 have interesting. In this cold war espionagethriller, adapted from the novel of john le carre, two veteran british intelligence operatives, leclerc ralph richardson and.
Looking glass or operation looking glass is the code name for an airborne command and control center operated by the united states. A film of the novel was released in 1970, starring christopher jones as leiser, ralph. Higherranking leclerc ralph richardson joins fellow british intelligence officer avery anthony hopkins in a visit to the surprisingly seedy home of a slain colleague, avery later ignoring his guests and wife anna massey, in frank piersons film from the john le carre novel, the looking glass war, 1969. Frank beddors the looking glass war series, a dark fantasy look at alice in wonderland, has had a strong spinoff life in comics with hatter m, the story of hatter madigan who is the bodyguard to the queen of wonderland and head of the elite security force known as the the millinery. The british secret service sends a young pole into east. Its the uk 70s film industry so the budget is small and it shows, the book i should. The looking glass wardramatised from john le carres novel by shaun mckenna. The looking glass war photos view all photos 8 movie info. From the john le carre novel about a british spy, who. Linferno di una donna classic, feature, horror 1976 usa catherine burgess, eve every, kim pope, kristin steen, nancy dare, terri hall, nikki. Anthony hopkins in columbia pictures adaptation of john le carres the looking glass war 1969 anthony hopkins in columbia pictures adaptation of john le carres the looking glass war. In more recent years it has been more officially referred to as the abncp airborne command post. In addition, the film bluntly and confidently attempts to dissect patriots and their imitators.
The second installment of my ongoing spy games series is now available at the movie morlocks and this time im focusing my attention on frank piersons neglected john le carre adaption, the looking glass war 1969. The looking glass war 1969 frank pierson, christopher jones, pia degermark, ralph richardson, action, thriller, drama april 27, 2016 during the cold war, the british intelligence receives a blurred photograph from east germany taken from hamburg. The march 1970 edition of australian movie news magazine reported that christopher jones and pia degermark have been inseparable since costarring in two columbia pictures films, the looking glass war 1970 and una breve stagione 1969. Release dates 12 also known as aka 23 release dates uk 2 january 1970 london west germany 28 january 1970. With christopher jones, pia degermark, ralph richardson, paul rogers. I got the impression that the producers were not sufficiently committed to the project. A polish refugee, is recruited by the head of british intelligence to go into east germany to verify the existence of missile sites. The looking glass war begins twenty years after the end of world war ii, telling the tale of an imagined rivalry between the shrunken, decayed remains of military intelligence, and smileys legendary circus, the political wing of british intelligence.
Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. The british secret service sends a young pole into east germany to find a top secret film. The looking glass war 1970 the looking glass war 1970. Written in response to the positive public reaction to his previous novel, the spy who came in from the cold, the book explores the unglamorous nature of espionage and the danger of nostalgia. The looking glass war by john le carre 1965 first edition le carre, john on. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading the looking glass war. Looking glass war is an excellent spy movie that shows the indifference to human life of the higher ups who send a young man on a mission with no thought to his safety. Reviews 0 you are either good or bad, and both are dangerous. The cold war heats up with action suspense in a powerful adaptation of the.
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The looking glass war is a 1970 film starring christopher jones, pia degermark, ralph richardson. From the john le carre novel about a british spy who sends a polish defector to east germany to verify missile sites. The looking glass war 1970 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Pia degermark, christopher jones, ralph richardson, anthony hopkins, susan george, robert urquhart, frank r.820 613 815 377 215 794 532 458 1182 69 212 872 408 438 1158 1229 1570 267 10 1426 1206 1260 263 831 100 273 1316 863 888 947 1344 1444 938 243