The Spy Who Came In from the Cold

Martin Ritt (director)
John le Carre (novel)
Paul Dehn, Guy Trosper (screenwriters)
Richard Burton, Claire Bloom, Oskar Werner, Sam Wanamaker (starring)

Los Angeles: Paramount Pictures, Circa 1965. Vintage borderless reference photograph of director Martin Ritt and a silhouetted Richard Burton on the set of the 1965 film. Cropping annotations in manuscript ink on verso.

Based on John le Carre's 1963 novel, the first ever adaptation of his works. A British agent refuses to leave his duties during the Cold War, taking on another mission—one that may prove to be his last. Nominated for two Academy Awards including Best Actor for Burton.

Set in Berlin, shot on location in the Netherlands, England, and Ireland.

7.5 x 10.25 inches. Near Fine.

Criterion Collection 452. Grant US. Penzler, 101 Greatest Films of Mystery and Suspense. Spicer UK.


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