John Preston is a British Agent with the task of preventing the Russians detonating a nuclear explosion next to an American base in the UK. The Russians are hoping this will shatter the "special relationship" between the two countries.
Following the suicide of an elderly Jewish man, a journalist in possession of the man's diary investigates the alleged sighting of a former S.S. Captain, who commanded a concentration camp during World War II.
A number of leading Western scientists have been kidnapped only to reappear a fews days later. Unfortunately, each scientist has been brainwashed and is now completely useless. The British send their agent, Harry Palmer, to investigate. Palmer is surprised to be selected for such a mission (considering his past) and believes he has been chosen because he is expendable.Written by
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All the signs in the "prison" appear to be in Albanian. See more »
When Harry is transferred to Dalby, Alice takes the cigarette from her mouth to give Ross instructions; there is an immediate cut to a closeup in which the cigarette is still dangling from her mouth. See more »
A word in your shell-like ear: If there's anything to be reported to Ross, *I* report it. Understand?
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