Five Fingers

Code name of American agent Victor Sebastian (David Hedison) who posed as a Communist agent in the European theater for US Counterintelligence on the espionage drama FIVE FINGERS/NBC/1959-60.

His cover assignment was a theatrical booking agent. The only person to know the real identity of “Five Fingers” was his American contact, Robertson (Paul Burke).

The series was based on the movie Five Fingers (1952) which starred James Mason and Danielle Darrieux.

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Born in Philadelphia, Jerome Alphonse Holst worked 30 years as a librarian. He has since retired and lives in Greensboro, North Carolina. Mr. Holst is also the author of the children’s books “Norman the Troll,” "Norman the Troll and the Haunted House," and "Gretchen and the Gremlins." In addition, he penned the fantasy novel “The Adventures of Glinda Gale,” a retelling of “The Wizard of Oz" and the reference text “The Encyclopedia of Movie and TV Insults.” .

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