KGB agent Major Valeri Petrofsky has been reassigned at the request of the KGB Chairman for a secret mission wherein he is sent to England to establish a residence near an American military base and receive various items for couriers from the USSR. John Preston is the top British spy catcher, currently at odds with his superior because he doesn't lick his boots. After a recent operation caused his superior some embarrassment, he is reassigned to the menial task of overseeing airports and ports. One day one the couriers Petrofsky was expecting has an encounter with customs which leaves him dead. Preston then goes through his things and finds that he was carrying an atomic bomb component. Preston now suspects that someone is bringing in parts for an atomic bomb, and obtains permission from an official higher than his own superior to attempt to find this person. And back in the USSR, Petrofsky's boss is so disgruntled that Petrofsky has been taken from him that he calls his old friend, ... Written by
On August 28, the Fourth Protocol will be broken in a deadly game of seduction, conspiracy, sabotage...and beyond. The countdown to terror has begun.
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Did You Know?
The key spy film that actor Pierce Brosnan
made before becoming James Bond in GoldenEye
(1995). Ironically, it was this 1987 year that this film was released which was the same year that the Bond movie The Living Daylights
(1987) also launched. That was the Bond film Brosnan was originally cast for but in the end could not do due to his contract being picked up for further episodes of Remington Steele
(1982). See more
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[after Preston finds out about the polonium disc and presents his report
I regard this report as alarmist, irresponsible and lacking sufficient evidence.
[surprised and irritated
Evidence? Can't you read?
That metal disc can only be used as part of trigger for an atom bomb...
That remains to be seen. Don't think I don't know what's goin' on Preston. You're trying to worm your way back into favours by dreaming up some far fetched story of which you naturally are the hero...
Referenced in Pointless: Episode #3.7
Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D minor, Op. 47
(excerpt from 1st movement: Allegro moderato)
Composed by Jean Sibelius See more