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Lobby Card #4: The Spy Who Came in From the Cold

david curcio

Lobby Card: The Spy Who Came in from the Cold

     The Spy Who Came in from the Cold is a gloomy, cheerless and ultimately heartbreaking story of the lugubrious, slow-paced monotony of real life espionage.  Based on the early John Le Carre novel, Richard Burton plays Alex Lemus, a British agent during the Cold War waiting for his marching orders: to defect to East Germany and provide false information to an odious German anti-Semite working as a British double-agent.  In the meantime, he lives out his lonely, booze-soaked life in England. Read the rest of this entry »

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