Frederick Forsyth

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In podcasts passim we've discussed our regard for the more grounded, somewhat realistic espionage dramas from the likes of John Le Carre, but despite Frederick Forsyth plowing a very similar furrow, I'm not all that familiar with his works. We aim to rectify that today as we discuss the four major adaptations of his work, leaving to one side a slew of TV movies with poor reputations. Join us as we place The Day of the Jackal, The Odessa File, The Dogs Of War, and The Fourth Protocol under surveillance, and to allay any of your cynical assumptions, we didn't pick this topic purely to give our awful Christopher Walken and Michael Caine impersonations another outing. That was only 86% of the rationale. Full show notes at http://www.fudsonfilm.com/frederick-forsyth/

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