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Our man in Havana

Author: Graham GreeneCarol ReedAlec GuinnessBurl IvesMaureen O'HaraAll authors
Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2009]
Series: Martini movies.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
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Vacuum cleaner salesman Jim Wormold is recruited by the British Secret Service. He becomes an unlikely agent in Cuba. To avoid working while cashing the checks, Wormold spins a web of lies about foreign government secrets. When the local coppers decode his fake messages, all hell breaks loose in Havana and Wormold must become the spy he dreads in order to survive his own swindle.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Feature films
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Motion pictures, British
Foreign films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Graham Greene; Carol Reed; Alec Guinness; Burl Ives; Maureen O'Hara; Ernie Kovacs; Noel Coward; Ralph Richardson, Sir; Jo Morrow; Columbia Pictures Corporation.; Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 1435944399 9781435944398
OCLC Number: 298736968
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Based on the novel by Graham Greene.
DVD release of the 1959 motion picture.
Special features: original trailer ; Martini minutes: "Secrets of seduction" and "How to travel in style."
Credits: Photographed by Oswald Morris ; editing, Bert Bates.
Cast: Alec Guinness, Burl Ives, Maureen O'Hara, Ernie Kovacs, Noel Coward, Ralph Richardson, Jo Morrow.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 111 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation ; Dolby digital.
Series Title: Martini movies.
Responsibility: Columbia Pictures presents a Carol Reed production ; screenplay by Graham Greene ; produced and directed by Carol Reed.

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Vacuum cleaner salesman Jim Wormold is recruited by the British Secret Service. He becomes an unlikely agent in Cuba. To avoid working while cashing the checks, Wormold spins a web of lies about foreign government secrets. When the local coppers decode his fake messages, all hell breaks loose in Havana and Wormold must become the spy he dreads in order to survive his own swindle.

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