Based on V. Vostokov and O. Shmelyov’s novel of the same name.
The first part of the cult saga about Soviet intelligence agents: “The Secret Agent’s Blunder” (1968), “The Secret Agent’s Destiny” (1970), “The Secret Agent’s Return” (1982), “The End of Operation ‘Secret Agent’” (1986).
The KGB’s Foreign Intelligence Service receives the information that a secret agent of a foreign intelligence center, the son of a White émigré, Count Tulyev, has been planted in the country...
This first film, as the rest of the series, enjoyed great popularity thanks to the charisma of a wonderful actor, Georgy Zhzhyonov, who gave a brilliant characterization of the secret agent.(1969 box-office leader – 35.4 million viewers).A film debut of actor and bard Mikhail Nozhkin, the author of such hit songs as “The Last Electric Train”, “We Want to Tell You Honestly”, “I Love You, Russia”, “The Last Battle”. His new song, written specially for the film, “I Was Drinking the Sap of a Forest Birch Tree”, broke all the records for winning the people’s love.
Part 1 – “According to the Old Legend”, Part 2 – “Snipe’s Return”.
Photo Album "In Memory of G. Zhzhyonov"