KGB agent Major Valeri Petrofsky has been reassigned at the request of the KGB Chairman for a secret mission wherein he is sent to England to establish a residence near an American military base and receive various items from couriers from the USSR. John Preston is the top British spy catcher, currently at odds with his superior because he doesn't lick his boots. After he conducts an operation without his superior's permission caused his superior some embarrassment, he is reassigned to the menial task of overseeing airports and ports. One day one the couriers Petrofsky was expecting comes off a freighter has an accident which leaves him dead. Preston is informed by the pathologist that the man is not a seaman so Preston goes through his things and finds that he was carrying something which he is told is an atomic bomb component. Preston now suspects that someone is bringing in parts for an atomic bomb, his superior doesn't want to let Preston be proven right so he doesn't authorize ... Written by
If the Fourth Protocol is ever breached, there would be no warning, just a nuclear explosion from a bedsitter...The unthinkable has just begun...
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Did You Know?
The movie featured Matryoshka dolls which are also known as Russian nesting dolls or Russian nested dolls. These had become popularized and well-known from appearing in the opening title sequence of the earlier television spy series production of 'John Le Carre''s Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
(1979). See more
Soviet officers have got the wrong tabs on greatcoat lapels - black with no goldish frames. They also have service caps with the wrong cap bands - made of black plastic instead of goldish cords. See more
Well, when combined with lithium, the two together form an "initiator." That's... a detonator for a bomb.
An atomic bomb.
We Shall Overcome
Musical and Lyrical adaptation by Zilphia Horton
, Frank Hamilton
, Guy Carawan
and Pete Seeger
Sung by the protesters at the air force base See more