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Sven-Bertil Taube in Puppet on a Chain () Puppet on a Chain () Barbara Parkins in Puppet on a .. Alistair Maclean’s Puppet on a Chain See more». Alistair MacLean, the son of a Scots minister, was brought up in the Scottish Highlands. In he joined the Royal Navy. After the war he read English at. From the acclaimed master of action and suspense. The all time Sherman of Interpol’s Narcotics Bureau flies to Amsterdam on the trail of a dope.. .

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Puppet on a Chain later appeared in film as a movie directed by Geoffrey Reeve. Paul Sherman Barbara Parkins Connections Referenced in 42nd Street Memories: Pages to import images to Wikidata All stub articles.

With his incognito female fellow agent the American is soon stirring things up. In het eerste deel van het verhaal heb ik wel wat twijfels bij sommige bijpersonages.

Not that I am calling myself an ingenious detective with a future in the Narcotics Department of Interpol. The film has the famous boat chase, which akistair work well on paper but the book has a greater sense of menace. Rather like Fleming’s Bond books, it was exciting escapism for the sixties and seventies. Not a book for those with a lack of patience.

Puppet on a Chain () – IMDb

Quotes from Puppet on a Chain. Sherman komt aan en ziet een pop met een ketting om zijn nek hangen. But, with all the twists and turns in the alisfair, you aren’t really sure.

You’ll find that the dutch police get involved, the girls who work for Sherman get involved and Sherman, himself, stays up late chasing loose ends. Goofs In the first scene in the film you see the shadow of the camera crew. Not by me buy my dad on chani request that I need a thriller.


Ch 8 I was glad chsin be alive. What was she like? But what a heavy touch! To be honest, by the end I felt that it would be a very short story if it wasn’t for these cartoon villain-ish types of bad guys. I could vividly picture the three brutal deaths and it pppet the only MacLean’s novel that I’d read only once Well Email required Address never made public. Herta as Henni Orri Stewart F.

May I kiss you? Ch 4 … but No sex, please However, it is and it is the Daily Mail-reading class we are appealing to so there is no sex, no impropriety. Stiekem wordt ik zelf ook al een beetje achterdochtig, maar moet ik ook lachen om de manier waarop Alistair emoties beschrijft. The pleasure some seem to take in destroying human life is a chilling sensation that remains with you long after you finish puppte book. How about three and a half?

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Puppet on a Chain Film poster by Arnaldo Putzu. Can’t comment on that.

The Monthly Film Bulletin called it a “singularly unappetising piece of work. He finds out that they are part of the trafficking gang and that Trudi had been faking her mental disability.

Puppet on a Chain by Alistair MacLean (1969)

Help us fill the void. Originally published in with a cover by Norman Weaverit is set in the late s narcotics underworld of Amsterdam and other locations in the Netherlands. You also get the impression that, if Sherman doesn’t get killed lurking around the back-streets and canals of Amsterdam, he’ll probably get the killer or killers.


Except for the end when suddenly he’s in love with one of them and wants to marry her. They may wear mini-skirts and rather sheer nightdresses, but there is only hearty flirting.

Once he completed that sequence kn was hired by the producers to reshoot additional sequences. The chappie who directed originally [Geoffrey Reeve, who alisttair in ] has gone on to produce some nice movies, and before this he had a good career in shooting commercials. Speed Post – Shobha De. Interpol agent Paul Sherman defends on Amsterdam with a macleaan of twenty-something, mini-skirted cuties and one of them gets killed.

Puppet on a Chain

Dec 30, Richard rated it liked it Shelves: I never took the saying ‘Do not judge a book by it’s cover’ even for it’s face value. If I had been a blind man. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Learn more More Like This. Sherman is then followed around Amsterdam by the assassin, indicating that the drug dealers have someone on the inside.

It’s an action- thriller rather a macleam driven story of course which only lets up when the story needs to to be told. The film was shot alistait location in the Netherlands and at Shepperton Studios.