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The Quiller Memorandum ()


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In the West Berlin of the 1960s, two British agents are killed by a Nazi group, prompting British Intelligence to dispatch agent Quiller to investigate.

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Quiller
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Pol
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Oktober
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Inge Lindt
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Gibbs
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Weng
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Rushington
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Hengel
Ernst Walder ...
Grauber
Edith Schneider ...
Headmistress
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Oktober's Man (Man with brown trousers)
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Hassler (as Gunter Meisner)
John Rees ...
Oktober's Man (Man with black-rimmed glasses)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bernard Barnsley ...
Mr. 'F' (uncredited)
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Weiss, Bowling Alley Manager (uncredited)
Harry Brooks Jr. ...
Oktober's Man (The tall Blonde) (uncredited)
Otto Friese ...
Waiter (uncredited)
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Oktober's Man (Man with pipe) (uncredited)
Paul Hansard ...
Doctor Loewe (uncredited)
Philo Hauser ...
Night Porter (uncredited)
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Pupil with Inge (uncredited)
Hans Schwarz Jr. ...
Barman (uncredited)
Herbert Stass ...
Kenneth Lindsay Jones (uncredited)
Konrad Thoms ...
School Porter (uncredited)
Claus Tinney ...
Hughes (uncredited)

Directed by

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Michael Anderson

Written by

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Trevor Dudley Smith ... (based on the novel by) (as Adam Hall)
 
Harold Pinter ... (screenplay)

Produced by

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Ivan Foxwell ... producer

Music by

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John Barry

Cinematography by

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Erwin Hillier ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Frederick Wilson

Editorial Department

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Ian Crafford ... assistant editor (uncredited)
Colin Miller ... second assistant editor (uncredited)
Vincent Winter ... second assistant editor (uncredited)

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Weston Drury Jr. ... (uncredited)

Art Direction by

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Maurice Carter

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Arthur Taksen ... (uncredited)

Costume Design by

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Carl Toms ... (uncredited)

Makeup Department

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W.T. Partleton ... makeup artist
Stella Rivers ... hair stylist
Bob Lawrance ... makeup artist (uncredited)

Production Management

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Sydney Streeter ... production supervisor
Bernard Williams ... unit manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Clive Reed ... assistant director
Peter Anderson ... third assistant director (uncredited)
Terence A. Clegg ... second assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department

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Jack Maxsted ... associate art director
Arthur Taksen ... set dresser
Brian Ackland-Snow ... draughtsman (uncredited)
Ferdinand Bellan ... scenic artist (uncredited)
Alan Roderick-Jones ... draughtsman (uncredited)

Sound Department

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John Aldred ... sound recordist
Archie Ludski ... sound editor
C.C. Stevens ... sound recordist
Arthur Cox ... sound editor (uncredited)
Graham V. Hartstone ... sound camera operator (uncredited)
Jim Perry ... boom operator (uncredited)
David Stephenson ... assistant boom operator (uncredited)
Charles Van der Goor ... sound maintenance (uncredited)

Special Effects by

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Arthur Beavis ... special effects
Les Bowie ... special effects

Camera and Electrical Department

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Jimmy Spoard ... grip
H.A.R. Thomson ... second unit cameraman
John Winbolt ... camera operator
John Crawford ... focus puller: location (uncredited)
Ian Jeayes ... still photographer (uncredited)
John Shinerock ... focus puller (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Ernie Farrer ... wardrobe master (uncredited)
Dulcie Midwinter ... wardrobe mistress (uncredited)

Music Department

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John Barry ... conductor
Sidney Margo ... music contractor (uncredited)

Other crew

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Joan Kirk ... continuity
Derek Coyte ... publicist (uncredited)
Bob Herrington ... unit publicist (uncredited)
Janet Turner ... production secretary (uncredited)
Crew believed to be complete

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

Two British agents are murdered by a mysterious Neo-Nazi organization in West Berlin. The British Secret Service sends agent Quiller to investigate. Soon Quiller is confronted with Neo-Nazi chief "Oktober" and involved in a dangerous game where each side tries to find out the enemy's headquarters at any price. Written by Dirk Bauer

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Taglines QUILLER...he's not just another spy - If he shatters your nerves, remember- he's living on his! See more »
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Also Known As
  • Ian Foxwell's The Quiller Memorandum (United Kingdom)
  • Ivan Foxwell's Production The Quiller Memorandum (United Kingdom)
  • Ivan Foxwell's the Quiller Memorandum (World-wide, English title)
  • Quiller Memorandum (World-wide, English title)
  • Quiller (World-wide, English title)
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  • 104 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia The source novel "The Berlin Memorandum" is billed in the credits as being by Adam Hall. This is a nom de plume for author Trevor Dudley Smith. See more »
Goofs During the car chase scene, the cars behind Segal's Porsche appear and disappear, and are sometimes alongside his car, on the drivers (left) side.. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Al Murray's Great British Spy Movies (2014). See more »
Soundtracks Theme Song - "WEDNESDAY'S CHILD" See more »
Quotes Quiller: Met a man called Oktober.
Pol: Oh yes?
Quiller: Know him?
Pol: We've never actually met.
Quiller: At the end of our conversation, he ordered them to kill me.
Pol: And did they?
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