Ring of Spies (1964)

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  • Ring of Treason Alternative

Synopsis

Warrant Officer Houghton is sent home from Warsaw as a bad security risk and posted to the Underwater Weapons Establishment at Portland, where he is bribed to borrow secret documents. He is introduced to Elizabeth Gee, in charge of the safe, and finally overcoming her resistance, procures the files, which are handed over to the contact in London, Gordon Lonsdale. The information is beamed to Russia from a suburban bungalow. During a routine check Houghton is investigated by the police who uncover the spy ring. Based on the Lonsdale case.

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