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The source novel "The Berlin Memorandum" is billed in the credits as being by Adam Hall. This is a nom de plume for author Trevor Dudley Smith.
In adapting (Trevor Dudley Smith writing under the nom de guerre of) Adam Hall's novel "The Berlin Memorandum", Screenwriter Harold Pinter altered the emphasis of the book to be less a spy thriller and more a meditation on the human condition, and the duplicitous nature of identity.
The theme music played throughout this movie was recorded by Matt Monro as "Wednesday's Child". The song is playing on the radio in the reception of Quiller's hotel, and appears on several of Monro's albums.
The score was composed by John Barry, who became notable for the early James Bond spy movie soundtracks. Barry composed the score for this movie between Operacja 'Piorun' (1965) and Zyje sie tylko dwa razy (1967).
George Segal is the only actor to play the character Quiller on film.
BBC produced a television series, Quiller (1975), about the Quiller character.
Even though this movie was made over twenty years after the end of World War II, the devastation of Berlin was so vast, the set decorators weren't required to "re-create" exterior areas for filming, just interiors.
One of four spy movies that Senta Berger appeared in, in 1966. The others being Our Man in Marrakesh (1966), Mak równiez jest kwiatem (1966), and The Ambushers (1967).
Sir Alec Guinness appeared in this espionage movie thirteen years before he played John le Carré's famous spy character George Smiley in Druciarz, krawiec, zolnierz, szpieg (1979).
Charlton Heston was courted to play Quiller, and was keen to work with a Harold Pinter script, but it didn't work out.
This movie received three BAFTA nominations: Best British Screenplay, Best British Art Direction (Colour), and Best British Film Editing, but failed to win any.
The source novel "The Berlin Memorandum" won the Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Novel in 1966. The book was also awarded the Grand Prix de Littérature Policière.
The name of the intelligence agency that Quiller (George Segal) worked for was MI6.
The movie's themes song, "Wednesday's Child", can be heard playing on a radio when Quiller enters his hotel (with the Phoenix members outside).
After Operacja Kusza (1965), this was Director Michael Anderson's second consecutive espionage movie.
George Sanders and Robert Helpmann received "guest star" credits.
Max von Sydow (Oktober) portrayed the famous spy movie villain character of Ernst Stavro Blofeld in the unofficial James Bond movie, Nigdy nie mów nigdy (1983).
This movie was released a year after the source novel "The Berlin Memorandum" by Trevor Dudley Smith (as Adam Hall) was published.
The movie's major cast feature two Georges, George Segal and George Sanders, as well as two Roberts, Robert Flemyng and Sir Robert Helpmann.
Michael Jayston is the second (and as of 2017) last actor to play the character, Quiller, having done so on the television series Quiller (1975).
The telephone number Quiller tells Inga To remember is 219862.
|Max von Sydow||-||Oktober|
|Senta Berger||-||Inge Lindt|
|Philip Madoc||-||Oktober's Man (Man with brown trousers)|
|Günter Meisner||-||Hassler (as Gunter Meisner)|
|John Rees||-||Oktober's Man (Man with black-rimmed glasses)|