Defence of the Realm
Following the cover up of a crash of a nuclear bomber at an American Air Force base in the UK, Dennis Markham (Ian Bannen), a prominent Member of Parliament and opponent of the American nuclear presence in the United Kingdom, is planning to ask questions about it in Parliament. Before he can, he is reported by a London paper to have been seen leaving a woman's home on the same evening as she is visited by a military attaché from East Germany, Markham's loyalty to his country is questioned. He is hounded by the media and is forced to resign.
|genre||drama political thriller|
|keywords||air force base break in british government cove east germany end even force frame heart attack ian bannen kill member of parliament military attaché nuclear bomb plan united kingdom|
|producer||Lynda Myles Robin Douet|
|publisher||Hemdale Film Corporation Rank Film Distributors|