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The Secret Agents (1965)

The Dirty Game (original title)
The US intelligence chief in Europe relates the stories of three different operations that he was involved in with colleagues in Paris and Djibouti, Rome, and Berlin.

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Dimitri Koulov
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General Bruce
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Perego / Ferrari (French)
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Suzette / Monique (French)
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Lalande
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Dupont
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Petchatkin
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Natalia
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Callaghan
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Sernas
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Serge
Wolfgang Lukschy ...
Russian General
Louis Arbessier ...
Ivanov
Jackie Blanchot ...
Joe
Gabriel Gobin ...
O'Hara
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This anthology of spy stories has the US intelligence chief in Europe, General Bruce, recall a few individual cases he supervised. In the Berlin case, Soviet intelligence Colonel Dimitri Koulov escapes East Berlin to Checkpoint Charlie. The US Army MPs receive him and promise to the overly excited and anxious Soviet defector to inform their HQ in the morning. Koulov explains that his life is in danger and he wants to see General Bruce, to convey secret information.The MPs place Koulov in a hotel for the night and wait for General Bruce's arrival but Soviet agents try to kill Koulov.In the French case, General Bruce recalls how he cooperated with the French when two US submarines, operating in secrecy off French Djibouti, were in danger of sabotage by enemy agents.The US had to solicit French intelligence to help neutralize the enemy group. In the Italian case, General Bruce remembers how the US cooperated with Italian intelligence to save an Italian scientist from being kidnapped by ... Written by nufs68

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They give them a job, a license to kill, and whatever they ask for -- money, women, or power! See more »


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Referenced in Terence Young: Bond Vivant (2000) See more »

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Forever In My Heart
Music by Gian Piero Reverberi
Lyrics by Robert Mellin
Sung by Victor I. Hoagland Sr. (as Hoagy Lands), with Orchestra Gian Piero Reverberi
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Spy anthology improves as it goes on.
11 November 2002 | by (Seattle) – See all my reviews

Three quickies for the price of one and you get what you pay for. The plots of the individual segments are necessarily simple but each short film is better than the last. Robert Ryan is peripherally involved in each and his cynical narration seems appropriate only for the last story where even the good guys are bad. Italian, French, and British filmmakers each take their turn in presenting the trio of espionage tales.


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