The Eiger Sanction (1975)

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  • Im Auftrag Des Drachen Alternative


Dr Jonathan Hemlock, an lecturer on art, a mountain climber and a retired assassin, is blackmailed into accepting a final mission by the head of a secret intelligence organisation. He is to kill one of an international team of mountaineers attempting to scale the Eiger's north face. Hemlock endures attempts on his life as he trains for the climb and finally sets off up the mountain while still trying to work out who his target is. Filmed in part at the alpine School, New Mexico

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