R | | Thriller
An American geologist accidentally discovers oil in Turkish mountains. An assassin is sent by someone to eliminate him because of that. He boards a passenger boat to try to escape. However, one of the passengers is the assassin.
The character of Colonel Haki (played in this film by Joseph Wiseman who had been Dr. No (1962)) also appears in Eric Ambler's novel and film of The Mask of Dimitrios (1944) where Colonel Haki was played by Kurt Katch. In the original Journey Into Fear (1943), Colonel Haki was played by Orson Welles. Wiseman is the third and last person to date to play the character.
Oil is money. Money is politics. I work for money.
When Graham tackles Banat in the final chase scene, the silencer on Banat's pistol falls off. In the next shot, the silencer is attached to the pistol again.
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