Spy Trap

Australia, 1987

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This Australian documentary/drama tells how the defection of Soviet spy Vladmir Petrov in Canberra 1954 led to a political crisis in Australia and the eventual ‘smoking out’ of the century’s master spy, Harold Russell (Kim) Philby - a senior KGB agent for more than fifty years. Included is much of the most recent footage of Philby himself.

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Bill Bemister

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