When Eight Bells Toll (1971) Movie poster and book cover compared.

When Eight Bells Toll

Etienne Périer, 1971

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When Eight Bells Toll
Alistair MacLean, 1966

When Eight Bells Toll is a movie directed by Etienne Périer in 1971 and based on the book of the same name by Alistair MacLean, first published in 1966. The movie features Anthony Hopkins, Jack Hawkins, Robert Morley, Nathalie Delon, Corin Redgrave, Derek Bond, and others.

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RATING

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/ 10

Movie Poster: When Eight Bells Toll (Etienne Périer, 1971)

7.9

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Book Cover: When Eight Bells Toll (Alistair MacLean, 1966)

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Audiobook cover of When Eight Bells Toll, the 1966 book by Alistair MacLean.

When Eight Bells Toll

Read by: Jonathan Oliver

Storyline

British Treasury secret agent Phillip Calvert is sent to investigate the hijacking of five cargo ships in the Irish Sea. Posing as marine biologists, Calvert and his partner Hunslett find the local inhabitants suspicious and hostile. They suspect that Cypriot tycoon and shipping magnate Sir Anthony Skouras may be behind the pirating of the gold bullion.

Movie vs Book

Poster of When Eight Bells Toll, the 1971 movie by Etienne Périer

Year

1971

Minutes

94

Movie Rate

6.00

Source: IMDb

Movie

When Eight Bells Toll

Country: UK

Year: 1971

Length: 1h34m

Cover of When Eight Bells Toll, the 1966 book by Alistair MacLean

Year

1966

Pages

284

Book Rate

7.94

S: Goodreads

Book

When Eight Bells Toll

Country: UK

First published in: 1966

Length: 284 pages

Genre: Fiction

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