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The Eagle Has Landed (film) Quotes

The Eagle Has Landed (film) is a television program that debuted in 1970 . The Eagle Has Landed ended in 1970.

It features David Niven, Jr., and Jack Wiener as producer, Lalo Schifrin in charge of musical score, and Anthony B. Richmond as head of cinematography.

The Eagle Has Landed (film) is recorded in English and originally aired in United Kingdom. Each episode of The Eagle Has Landed (film) is 135 minutes, 123 minutes, and 151 minutes restored, extended version long. The Eagle Has Landed (film) is distributed by Cinema International Corporation, and Columbia Pictures.

The cast includes: Donald Pleasence as Heinrich Himmler, Joachim Hansen as SS-Obergruppenfuhrer, Donald Sutherland as Liam Devlin, Rick Parsé as Soldier, George Leech as SS Officer, Jenny Agutter as Molly Prior, Maurice Roëves as Maj. Corcoran, John Barrett as Laker Armsby, Treat Williams as Laker Armsby, and Sven-Bertil Taube as Woman.

The Eagle Has Landed (film) Quotes

Donald Sutherland as Liam Devlin

  • (Donald Sutherland) "A little trick I learnt from an uncle I've got in Belfast."
  • (Colonel Kurt Steiner) "In the Middle Ages, they'd have burned you for that."
  • (Donald Sutherland) "You think I'd sell out."
  • (Col. Max Radl) "It's just that you've been so expensive to buy in the first place."
  • (Colonel Kurt Steiner) "Mr. Devlin, you are an extraordinary man."
  • (Donald Sutherland) "Col. Steiner, you're an extraordinary judge of character."
  • (Donald Sutherland) "It's all right, Father, I'm just telling him about the Holy Trinity. You know it? Footwork, timing, and hitting. And a little bit of dirty work. Learn these, my uncle'd say, and you'll inherit the Earth as surely as the meek."
  • (Col. Max Radl) "Your complete instructions"
  • (Donald Sutherland) "What; all of it?"
  • (Donald Sutherland) "No cyanide pill?"
  • (Col. Max Radl) "I couldn't conceive of a situation which would require you to take one."
  • (Donald Sutherland) "Give me another one of those Bolshevik firecrackers. I think I fell asleep in the snow."
  • (Donald Sutherland) "Mother of God -- Flying pigs."
  • (Colonel Kurt Steiner) "You are going to jump in those clothes?"
  • (Donald Sutherland) "It might look a bit silly going down Mr. Steiner, but i'll be hell of a lot safer when i land on the ground. There is an old poem i know, which freely translated from the Irish says; i realized fear one morning, when the blare of the fox-hunters sound. When they are all chasing after the poor bloody fox, it's safer to be dressed like a hound."
  • (Col. Max Radl) "You're quite a literary man, Devlin."
  • (Donald Sutherland) "The truth be known, Colonel, I'm a bloody literary genius."
  • (Donald Sutherland) "Molly, my love -- as a great man once said, I have suffered to see change and yet nothing can ever be the same again. I came here to Norfolk to do a job -- not to fall in love. By now you'll know the worst of me. Try not to think it. To leave you -- is punishment enough. But it will not end here. For as they say in Ireland, we have known the days. Liam."
  • (Donald Sutherland) "The only time this plan makes any sense to me is when I'm drunk."

Jenny Agutter as Molly Prior

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John Barrett as Laker Armsby

  • (Father Verecker) "My God, You're a German."
  • (John Barrett) "More bloody foreigners."

Donald Pleasence as Heinrich Himmler

  • (Donald Pleasence) "So you see -- Radl. Under the terms of that document, even I find myself under your personal command."

Treat Williams as Laker Armsby (standing in a grave)

  • (Corpral Kuniski) "Hello Grandfather."
  • (Treat Williams) "Foreigners?"
  • (Corpral Kuniski) "Polish. Corpral Kuniski."
  • (John Barrett) "Kuniski? Well, that's not your fault, son, is it?"

Sven-Bertil Taube as Woman

  • (Sven-Bertil Taube) "Colonel, I understand none of this. And I don't wish you well. But i'm grateful for the life of my child."
  • (Colonel Kurt Steiner) "So am I."

Joachim Hansen as SS-Obergruppenfuhrer

  • (Joachim Hansen) "Sturmbannfuhrer Stauff was doing his duty."
  • (Colonel Kurt Steiner) "He reminds me of something that I occasionally pick up on my shoe in the gutter. Very unpleasant, on a hot day. And if you have the dubious honor of commanding this senseless slaughter, then I'd advise you to keep him downwind at all times. That is, of course, if you can tell the difference anymore."

Maurice Roëves as Maj. Corcoran

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Rick Parsé as Soldier

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George Leech as SS Officer

  • (George Leech) "Herr Oberst Radl? In the name of the Fuhrer, you are under arrest."
  • (Col. Max Radl) "May I be permitted to know the charge?"

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