About the film
Ring of Spies
Release Date: March 23, 1964
|Genres||:||Drama, Crime, Thriller|
|Production Companies||:||British Lion Films, Triglav Film, Mark III Scope Productions|
|Producers||:||Leslie Gilliat, Paul Sheridan|
|Writers||:||Frank Launder, Peter Barnes|
The film is based on the actual events of the Portland Spy Ring trial in the U.K. A disgruntled Navy Clerk is transferred to a secret research establishment and is subsequently black-mailed/paid by Czech intelligence to procure secrets for them. He seduces the secretary who controls the most secret documents, and they enjoy the fruits of their treachery until the British authorities begin to close in on them.