Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

Ironic that John le Carre passed last week. Let’s revisit some dialog from the epic screenplay for his “Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy”: CONTROL: “Shut up, Esterhase.” Control waves him down. Smiley considers the report dispassionately.SMILEY: “If it’s genuine it’s gold-dust.(Beat) But its topicality makes it suspect.” Control turns to Alleline, with a mocking smile.CONTROL: “SmileyContinue reading “Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy”