Why spies hated Yel­low Pages

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drama saw Rus­sian spy Phil pum­melled with a copy of the Yel­low Pages dur­ing a vi­cious in­ter­ro­ga­tion.

Re­mem­ber this is set in 1981, when phone di­rec­to­ries were fear­some things.

Nowa­days, you’d have to use an iPad, which packs far less heft. That is prob­a­bly why the Yanks switched to wa­ter­board­ing.

Thank­fully, he es­caped and went back to his task of pump­ing Martha, a CIA agent’s wife, for in­for­ma­tion.

Martha is played by Brit ac­tor Ali­son Wright, who is a dead ringer for Cherie Blair.

So, in real life as well as in fic­tion, she has got a big mouth.

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