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The Quiller Memorandum Details


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. ~ Dan Pavlides, Rovi


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


Michael Anderson
Ivan Foxwell
Harold Pinter
Erwin Hillier
Mack David
John Barry
John Barry
Musical Direction/Supervision
John Barry
Composer (Music Score)
Matt Munro
Maurice Carter
Art Director
Arthur Taksen
Set Designer
Carl Toms
Costume Designer
Arthur Beavis
Special Effects
Clive Reed
First Assistant Director