The third Palmer title, Billion Dollar Brain (1967), will be released by Kino Lorber on October 7th. The only special feature listed so far is a theatrical trailer. Synopsis from Blu-ray: "Secret agent Harry Palmer (Michael Caine) is blackmailed into working for MI5 again on his wildest - and most dangerous - assignment yet. An insane oil billionaire, intent on destroying Communism by starting a new world war, is close to achieving his goal with the help of the world's largest, and most powerful, computer. Harry is the only man who may be able to stop him; but as he races from London to Finland to Latvia to Texas and back, he must determine who of his supposed allies (a sexy Russian agent, a Soviet colonel and an American mercenary) is the one he can actually trust!" Kino Blu-ray cover design below. Funeral in Berlin (1966), the second in the series, has not yet appeared on Blu-ray. This elusive title has often been out-of-print, but it's available now in the US in DVD, HD streaming, and download editions. Fans with all-region players can also pick up The Harry Palmer Collection on DVD from Amazon.uk, which includes The Ipcress File, Funeral in Berlin, Billion Dollar Brain, and the 1990s additions, Midnight in St. Petersburg and Bullet To Beijing. Learn more about Harry Palmer and author Len Deighton on our sister site The Deighton Dossier.
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