Espionage

Season 1 Episode 6

To the Very End

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Aired Wednesday 9:00 PM Nov 06, 1963 on NBC
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To the Very End
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Professor Moreau is France's most famous scientist. Can he be persuaded to abandon France's nuclear programme by a quartet of students?

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  • Four students in Paris force their way into the office of a famous scientist in an attempt to dissuade him from his nuclear researches. Or so three of the four believe. The fourth, however, produces a gun...moreless

    7.5
    Idealism gets very personal in this intriguing, but slightly stilted and superficial story. The "discussion" with Professor Moreau swiftly turns into a kidnapping, and we learn that one of our four young idealists has a secret agenda which may result in murder. The anti-nuclear arguments are emotional, whilst the pro-nuclear ones are simplistic; there's little real debate, and the possibility that one of the youngsters is a psychopath with a personal grudge is what mostly concerns us. It's distinctly dubious to have James Fox, David Buck and Heather Fleming all attempting elaborate accents to convince us that they're French (something Clifford Evans largely eschews), and Michael Anderson Jr. is barely more convincing as an American. Director David Greene cleverly gives it the look of a moody French film.moreless

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