Solo and Kuryakin pursue Gervaise Ravel and Harold Bufferton, the surviving conspirators of The Quadripartite Affair. To draw them out of hiding, Solo will use Marion Raven as bait and ... See full summary »
Solo and Kuryakin pursue Gervaise Ravel and Harold Bufferton, the surviving conspirators of The Quadripartite Affair. To draw them out of hiding, Solo will use Marion Raven as bait and utilize a variation of the Guioco Piano chess gambit to make the operation a success. Written by
Jill Ireland was at one point going to become a recurring guest-star, with her character Marion becoming Ilya's girlfriend. This idea was dropped, although Ireland (real-life wife of series star David McCallum would rather appear again in different roles. See more »
exciting confrontation of two fictional international spies
Man from UNCLE, 1964. *Spoiler/plot- The Giuoco Piano Affair, 1964. THRUSH's top staff want to attack UNCLE with their newest weapons and deadly personnel while hiding in the Andes mountains.
*Special Stars- Robert Vaughn, David McCallum, Leo G. Carrol, Anne Francis, Jill Irleand. DIR: Richard Donner
*Theme- Ethical lawmen will put things right.
*Trivia/location/goofs- B & W. TV show. The episodes director, Richard Donner appears on camera playing a drunk party patron. The mountain scenes were shot in the Malibu park region of the coastal Santa MOnica mountain range. A weaker spin-off TV show, 'The Girl from UNCLE' starring Stephanie Powers and Rex Harrison's son, Noel.
*Emotion- An exciting confrontation of two fictional international spy rings with many spy gadgets, cars, guns, and beautiful women to keep the viewer interested in the plot. Almost an 'exploitation' genre of the spy plot from a major weekly TV show of the early 60's times.
*Based On- James Bond and spy films and show of the early 60's.
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