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Mr. Palfrey of Westminster : complete collection

Author: Christopher HodsonMichael ChapmanGeorge MarksteinAlec McCowenCaroline BlakistonAll authors
Publisher: Silver Spring, MD : Acorn Media Group, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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He describes himself as "just a civil servant." But in the cloak-and-dagger world of the British security services, mild-mannered Mr. Palfrey is an invaluable player in the spy game. A master of counterespionage and a spy-catcher extraordinaire, he is smart, discreet, cunning and likes to do things his own way. His new boss quickly realizes the talents and the dangers of the deceptively charming, utterly ruthless  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Fiction television programs
Spy television programs
Television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Hodson; Michael Chapman; George Markstein; Alec McCowen; Caroline Blakiston; Clive Wood; Thames Television, ltd.; British Broadcasting Corporation.; Acorn Media (Firm)
ISBN: 9781598282924 1598282921
OCLC Number: 664362812
Language Note: Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Originally broadcast on BBC in 1984 and 1985.
Credits: Executive producer, Lloyd Shirley.
Cast: Alec McCowen, Caroline Blakiston, Clive Wood.
Target Audience: Not rated; contains nudity.
Description: 3 videodiscs (approximately 501 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Dolby digital stereo; 4:3 full screen aspect ratio.
Contents: Disc 1: Once your card is marked --
The Honeypot and the bees --
The Defector --
A Present from Leipzig --
Disc 2: Freedom from longing --
Return to sender --
Music of a dead prophet --
Official secret --
Disc 3: Spygame --
The Baited trap.
Other Titles: Mister Palfrey of Westminster
Responsibility: A Thames Television production ; directed by Christopher Hodson [and others] ; produced by Michael Chapman ; written by George Markstein [and others].

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He describes himself as "just a civil servant." But in the cloak-and-dagger world of the British security services, mild-mannered Mr. Palfrey is an invaluable player in the spy game. A master of counterespionage and a spy-catcher extraordinaire, he is smart, discreet, cunning and likes to do things his own way. His new boss quickly realizes the talents and the dangers of the deceptively charming, utterly ruthless Palfrey. Known simply as "the Coordinator" she appoints an assistant to work with Palfrey, but report back to her. As always, however, Palfrey has his own ideas.

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