The Spy Who Came In From The Cold

Directed by Martin Ritt
Starring Claire Bloom, Oskar Werner, Peter Van Eyck

Image Entertainment, Inc. | April 1, 2014 | DVD

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In this Cold War thriller adapted from John Le CarrT's novel, British Intelligence agent Alec Leamas takes on a final assignment before his retirement. His job: make believe he's a defector to get into East Germany and ruin a spy ring run by a German agent. However, it turns out to be a tricky assignment. After entering East Germany, Alec soon realizes he's caught in a trap that's been set for him. Meanwhile, he finds himself falling in love with Nan Perry, a Communist librarian. But can the two find happiness in the midst of all the deceit that goes hand-in-hand with the spy trade?

Video Release: April 1, 2014

Runtime: 112

Rating: Not Rated

Studio: Image Entertainment, Inc.

UPC: 715515033121

Found in: Classics, Cops / Murder / Mysteries, General

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The Spy Who Came In From The Cold

Directed by Martin Ritt
Starring Claire Bloom, Oskar Werner, Peter Van Eyck, Richard Burton

Video Release: April 1, 2014

Runtime: 112

Rating: Not Rated

Studio: Image Entertainment, Inc.

UPC: 715515033121


Edition Description
  • B&W
  • Runtime: 112 minutes
  • NTSC (Canada and USA)
  • Originally in English
  • Released in English

Synopsis

In this Cold War thriller adapted from John Le CarrT's novel, British Intelligence agent Alec Leamas takes on a final assignment before his retirement. His job: make believe he's a defector to get into East Germany and ruin a spy ring run by a German agent. However, it turns out to be a tricky assignment. After entering East Germany, Alec soon realizes he's caught in a trap that's been set for him. Meanwhile, he finds himself falling in love with Nan Perry, a Communist librarian. But can the two find happiness in the midst of all the deceit that goes hand-in-hand with the spy trade?

Description

An adaptation of John Le Carre's best seller about a disenchanted undercover agent. Academy Award Nominations: 2, including Best Actor--Richard Burton, Best (Black-and-White) Art Direction--Set Direction.

Notes

Additional cast: Scot Finch (German Guide) and Anne Blake (Miss Crail). Filmed at Ireland's Ardmore Studios and England's Shepperton Studios. Copyright 1965 Salem Films, Ltd.
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