Ring of Spies DVD

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There have always been spies men and women who have pried for patriotism for religion for love... or for money. This intriguing drama is based on the true story of the Portland spy ring an unlikely Soviet operation active in southern England from the late 1950s until January 1961 when the core members were arrested. Directed by TV drama veteran Robert Tronson Ring of Spies stars Bernard Lee (best known as Ian Fleming s M ) William Sylvester Thorley Walters and BAFTA winners Margaret Tyzack and David Kossoff. It is presented here in a brand-new digital transfer.... An antiquarian bookseller and his wife; a disgruntled hard-drinking naval clerk and the lonely secretary he recruits; a polished Soviet agent who assumes the identity of a dead Canadian citizen: the players in a familiar Cold War story of hidden cameras dead-letter drops and a long-range radio calling Moscow Central. A duel between Soviet intelligence and British counter-espionage and a trade in deadly secrets directed from a bungalow in suburban Ruislip hidden for years from unsuspecting neighbours and British spycatchers... SPECIAL FEATURES: [] Image Gallery [] Promotional material PDF [show more]

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Released
21 July 2014
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Runtime
86 minutes 
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PAL 
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Robert Tronson directs this 1960s British drama based on the scandal of the 'Portland Spy Ring'. Bernard Lee stars as Henry Houghton, an alcoholic Navy clerk with a chip on his shoulder who is targeted as a weak point by Soviet agents Helen and Peter Kroger (Nancy Nevinson and David Kossoff). With Houghton posted to a secret Portland lab that specialises in submarine warfare, he is able to provide the Krogers with valuable documents in return for money. However, when the authorities are alerted to the situation, they quickly come up with a plan to catch the spies...

Please note this is a region 2 DVD and will require a region 2 (Europe) or region Free DVD Player in order to play. There have always been spies men and women who have pried for patriotism, for religion, for love... or for money. This intriguing drama is based on the true story of the Portland spy ring an unlikely Soviet operation active in southern England from the late 1950s until January 1961 when the core members were arrested. Directed by TV drama veteran Robert Tronson, Ring of Spies stars Bernard Lee (best known as Ian Fleming s M ) William Sylvester, Thorley Walters and BAFTA winners Margaret Tyzack and David Kossoff. It is presented here in a brand-new digital transfer.   An antiquarian bookseller and his wife; a disgruntled, hard-drinking naval clerk and the lonely secretary he recruits; a polished Soviet agent who assumes the identity of a dead Canadian citizen: the players in a familiar Cold War story of hidden cameras, dead-letter drops and a long-range radio calling Moscow Central. A duel between Soviet intelligence and British counter-espionage, and a trade in deadly secrets directed from a bungalow in suburban Ruislip, hidden for years from unsuspecting neighbours and British spycatchers...   SPECIAL FEATURES: Image Gallery Promotional material PDF

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