Anton Valdas, the highest ranking intelligence agent for an enemy power, is believed to possess a master list of Western agents who have defected to his government. Jim Phelps and Rollin Hand take on the mission of retrieving the list. While doing so, however, Phelps is shot and Rollin forced to flee without Phelps. Phelps' recovery and his plans to escape receive an unexpected boost from Nicole Vedette, another enemy agent who risks her own safety to help him escape -- and with whom Phelps uncharacteristically begins to fall in love. Written by
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There appears to be a large bruise under Martin Landau
's right thumbnail. Clearly visible when he opens the safe. See more
Just before James Phelps gets shot, at approximately 18:45, there is blood from the gun shot on his jacket. See more
Person on Tape
[voice on tape
Good afternoon, Mr. Phelps. The man you are looking at is Anton Valdas, the enemy's highest ranking intelligence Minister. We have just been informed by a friendly nation that Valdas has in his possession a master list of all the allied agents who have defected to him. Knowing the identities of these double agents is of the utmost importance to our allies and to us. Your mission, Jim, should you decide to accept it, is to get that list. As always, should you or any ...