Film – Our Man In Havana (1959)
Directed by Carol Reed
Presented by Terry Meehan
Author Graham Greenes experiences as an actual spy inspired this witty satire about a vacuum cleaner salesman who is recruited by MI-6 in Cuba during the Batista regime. By the time Greene arrived in Havana to make the film, Fidel Castro had come down from the mountains to take over. Terry Meehan presents a new film series, Cold War Chronicles, introducing each film with an original video, followed by audience reaction and a lively discussion.