The IMF infiltrate a high tech maximum security prison behind the Iron Curtain to free a resistance leader being held in a glass cell that's continually monitored. Cinnamon's persona of a neurotic bureaucrat distracts the prison commandant, while Barney and Willy stage an abortive prison escape. It's all part of an elaborate scheme to convince prison officials that the freedom fighter in their cell is an imposter.
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Richard Garland's last acting credit before his early death at the age of 41 on May 24 1969. See more
The brief case that Peter Graves' character is switched with Barbara Bain's character (to hold the tools for Greg Morris' and Peter Lupus' characters to break out of the prison cell) is clearly different as seen from the bottom of the cases. When Bain's character inspects the cell, she flips a switch that opens a "door" in the bottom of the case to slip out the tools wrapped in a towel. Earlier shots of the same brief case shows no such door panel or switch existing. See more
Person on Tape
[voice on tape
Good morning, Mr. Phelps. The man you are looking at is Anton Reisner, the much beloved leader of the resistance against his country's tyrannical government. Three weeks ago, he was incarcerated in the automated Trast Prison, from which no escape has ever been made. The prison is currently commanded by this man, Major Nicholas Zelinko, who is torturing Reisner in order to get the names of other resistance leaders. Your mission, Jim, should you decide to accept it, is...