All The Right Words – The Ipcress File by Len Deighton. 

The follow blog will have Spoilers for the ipcress files film starring Michael Caine and spoilers for the book of the same name.

Recap- At the start of the flim we see a Dr. disappearing off a train and the man who was looking after him killed We follow a man called Harry Palmer as he goes about his daily life, First watching a house . And then been summoned to his boss’s office or he transferred from one department spies to another and then lead into a briefing room.

Chapter Three- Harry sit in a briefing room with six other people, Dalby makes him stand and point to each one in turn, Dalby then Shows them to films of a man codename ‘BlueJay’ who is it belive had taken the Dr. from the railway station.

When the flims end Dalby gives all but two people The assignment of a check Where ‘BlueJay’ maybe. The two people he doesn’t give us an answer to our Alice and woman called Courtney he asks Courtney to follow him and Alice goes back desk at fake Employment Bureau.

Harry makes friends with a Scotsman called jock and they work together to a very large office Alice assigns Harry desk and he’s giving a ream of paperwork to fill in,  also access to Blue zodiac car, Harry dumps all the paper work in one the desk draws and heads out.

He drives Scotland Yard where he meets an old friend who gives you access to the file there holding On BlueJay.In the file there are three parking tickets All for a place called Thurlow Gardens and Harry goes there and waits.

As he waits there is man Who comes to feed the parking metre Harry then follows this man to the British Library where he then meets BlueJay.

End Of Chapter

Differences between-Once again the differences in the film and the book are quite substantial in the book The Brief it is only between Dalby and our unname spy.Hear the briefing takes place in a very large room with several members of the Dalby network, We also are giving brief glimpses of Chico and several other people. Meat goes to a police station and we meet another long time friend And this is the catalyst for him to meet BlueJay in But however Our own name spy is told where to go and what to say when he gets there.


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