The Quiller Memorandum

The Quiller Memorandum

Director: Michael Anderson Cast: George Segal, Alec Guinness, Max von Sydow

DVD (Wide Screen)


This spy saga differs from the usual Bond-styled fare that was popular at the time. There are plenty of gadgets but the hero Quiller (George Segal) never once uses a gun. Quiller is called on by his superior Pol (Alec Guinness) to infiltrate a Neo-Nazi gang in Berlin after two British agents have been killed on the same mission. After a teacher at a school has hanged himself when he is accused of being a war criminal, Quiller meets the late teachers replacement, the lovely Inge (Senta Berger). He willingly goes home with her before being beaten, drugged, and kidnapped by Nazi thugs, but the head Nazi Oktober (Max Von Sydow) allows Quiller to escape in hopes he will lead them to Pol. Quiller is captured again and given until morning to reveal information or he and Inge will die. George Sanders and Edith Schneider make the most of their limited screen time with fine performances.

Product Details

Release Date: 11/07/2006
UPC: 0024543381440
Original Release: 1966
Rating: NR
Source: 20th Century Fox
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time: 1:44:00

Special Features

Commentary by film historians Eddie Friedfeld and Lee Pfeiffer; Original theatrical trailer

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
George Segal Quiller
Alec Guinness Pol
Max von Sydow Oktober
Senta Berger Inge
George Sanders Gibbs
Robert Helpmann Weng
Robert Flemyng Rushington, Gibb's Associate
Peter Carsten Hengel
Edith Schneider Headmistress
Günter Meisner Hassler
Ernst Walder Grauber
Philip Madoc Oktober's men
John Rees Oktober's Man

Technical Credits
Michael Anderson Director
John Barry Score Composer,Songwriter,Musical Direction/Supervision
Arthur Beavis Special Effects
Les Bowie Special Effects
Maurice Carter Art Director
Mack David Songwriter
Ivan Foxwell Producer
Erwin Hillier Cinematographer
Matt Munro Songwriter
W.T. Partleton Makeup
Harold Pinter Screenwriter
Clive Reed Asst. Director
Sydney Streeter Producer
Arthur Taksen Set Decoration/Design
Carl Tom Costumes/Costume Designer
Carl Toms Costumes/Costume Designer
Frederick Wilson Editor

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