A chance meeting with a Schlecht agent forces a humble coffee shop manager into the secret world of spies in Swinging London. With the help of his MI5 friend, he poses as the recently dead Major Cavendish who had managed to infiltrate the dreaded organization; he knows that they are intending to assassinate someone - could it be the famous Russian ballerina who has recently arrived for an appearance at Covent Garden? Written by
Did You Know?
Two of the Military Intelligence operatives in the communications room are named as Green and Hills, a nod to the writers Sidney Green
and Richard Hills
. Sid and Dick are also the duo during Eric's espresso bar singing scene. See more
During the cinema scene the position of the dead Schlect agent changes between shots. See more
[on seeing that Phillipe, who is sitting next to him, has just collapsed into his soup after being poisoned
I have a complaint to make.
There's a dead man in this soup.
Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Arranged by Philip Green See more