Unlike most missions, both Rollin Hand, (Martin Landau), and Barney Collier, (Greg Morris), use their own names while on this assignment. See more »
When Dan places the disc into the audio device in the opening scene you can see a brand name on the device. Later in the scene there's a close-up of the device and the brand name is taped over. See more »
Person on Tape:
[voice on tape]
Good Morning, Mr. Briggs. You remember Doctor Martha Richards. Two years ago, while on vacation in Austria, she met and married Doctor Kurt Zubrovnik. She never returned to America, continuing her extremely important research work with her husband in Austria. About a year ago, Kurt Zubrovnik was burned to death in a laboratory fire in their home. Martha went on working after her husband's death, but recently stopped sending us the results of her experiments. We have ...
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This one is unusual in two ways. First, it is basically a solo turn by Martin Landau as Rollin; none of the other regulars appear except for a brief intro by Briggs at the beginning. Second, this is not so much an impossible mission as an attempt to do a Hitchcockian psychological mystery in the line of "Spellbound" or "Vertigo." It even uses a musical theme similar to Bernard Herrmann's main motive from "Vertigo." Nice try, but this one doesn't really work, despite some good moments. There are too many unbelievable plot points to give the mystery any credibility.
I'm not an expert, but it looked to me like the images described as Incan were actually Mayan.
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