THE EIGER SANCTION
1975, Universal, 123 min, Dir: Clint Eastwood

Clint Eastwood plays art history scholar and professional mountain climber - and one-time assassin! - Jonathan Hemlock, who is blackmailed into coming out of retirement for one last job. Infiltrating a professional mountain-climbing team to find his target, Hemlock joins forces with his old friend and fellow climber Ben Bowman (George Kennedy). Spectacular photography, riveting set pieces and a pair of terrific performances by Eastwood and Kennedy anchor this incredibly entertaining action epic.


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