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The Russians Murder the Real James Bond
This Day in Jewish History, 1925 The Russians Murder the Real James Bond. What exploits Sidney Reilly really got up to, or didn’t, remain shrouded …
Sidney George Reilly (c. 1870 – c. 1880 – c. 1925), commonly known as the so-called “Ace of Spies”, was a secret agent of theBritish Secret Service Bureau, the precursor to the modern British Secret Intelligence Service (MI6/SIS). He is alleged to have spied for at least four different powers. ++++++
According to Rosenblum, in 1892 the Imperial Russian Secret Police arrested him for being a messenger for a revolutionary group, the Friends of Enlightenment. After he was released Grigory,his assumed father, told him that his mother was dead and that his biological father was her Jewish doctor Mikhail A. Rosenblum. Renaming himself Sigmund Rosenblum, he faked his death in Odessa Harbour and stowed away aboard a British ship bound for South America.
Reilly, Ace of Spies – Episode 11 – The Last Journey
Reilly, Ace of Spies – Episode 10 – The Trust
Reilly, Ace of Spies – Episode 9 – After Moscow
Reilly, Ace of Spies – Episode 8 – Endgame
Reilly, Ace of Spies – Episode 7 – Gambi
Reilly, Ace of Spies – Episode 6 – Dreadnoughts & Doublecrosses
Reilly, Ace of Spies – Episode 12 – Shutdown
Episode 12 of 12. 1924: Reilly has been arrested and is subjected to interrogation and torture.
From 1983 Sam Neill stars as Sidney Reilly, who lived from 1873 to 1925. Written by Troy Kennedy Martin and Directed by Jim Goddard.