The Harry Palmer Collection (1965 – 1967) – Imprint Standard Edition


Number of Blu-ray Discs




Release Date

17 July 2024

Runtime (in minutes)


Product Code IMPS4213

The original 1960s film trilogy starring Michael Caine!

Michael Caine gives a stylish and highly acclaimed performance as Harry Palmer, a man caught up in the ferocious high-stakes world of international espionage. All three original 1960s films are brought together in one collection, with bonus features worthy of further investigation. 

The Ipcress File (1965)

Starring Michael Caine, Nigel Green, Guy Doleman, Sue Lloyd, and Gordon Jackson.

Based on Len Deighton’s bestselling novel, the realistic, landmark spy thriller of espionage and counter-espionage centres on Harry Palmer, an intelligence agent assigned to investigate fears over British security. 

Produced by 007’s Harry Saltzman, with music by John Barry, The Ipcress File provides a downbeat, yet realistic and exciting portrayal of 1960s espionage.   

Special Features and Technical Specs:

  • 1080p high-definition master from a restored 2K scan by ITV Studios
  • Audio Commentary by director Sidney J. Furie and film editor Peter Hunt (1999)
  • Audio Commentary by film historian Troy Howarth and film historian/filmmaker Daniel Kremer (2020)
  • Michael Caine is Harry Palmer – interview with Michael Caine (2006)
  • The Design File – interview with production designer Ken Adam (2006)
  • Locations Report with Richard Dacre (2021) 
  • Through The Keyhole – interview with 2nd assistant director Denis Johnson, Jr. (2021)
  • Counting The Cash – interview with assistant production accountant Maurice Landsberger (2021)
  • Isolated Music & Effects audio track 
  • Textless Material, Theatrical Trailers, U.S. Radio Spots and Extensive Photo Galleries
  • DTS HD 5.1 surround / LPCM 2.0 Mono 
  • Optional English subtitles

Funeral in Berlin (1966)

Starring Michael Caine, Paul Hubschmid, Oscar Homolka, Eva Renzi

Harry Palmer is sent to Berlin where he is to extricate a Russian general who wants to defect. 

Director Guy Hamilton’s follow-up to The Ipcress File is the second in the film series based on Len Deighton’s novels. 

Special Features and Technical Specs:

  • 1080p high-definition transfer by Paramount Pictures
  • Audio commentary by Rob Mallows of The Deighton Dossier (2021)
  • Fun in Berlin – interview with editor John Bloom (2021)
  • Afternoon Plus – interview with Len Deighton (1983) 
  • Candid Caine: a self portrait by Michael Caine – documentary (1969) 
  • Michael Caine: Breaking the Mold – documentary (1994)
  • Theatrical Trailer and Photo Gallery
  • LPCM 2.0 Mono 
  • Optional English subtitles

Billion Dollar Brain (1967)

Starring Michael Caine, Karl Malden, Ed Begley, Oscar Homolka, Francoise Dorleac

Harry Palmer is blackmailed into working for MI5 again on his wildest – and most dangerous – assignment yet as he pits his wits against an insane billionaire and his supercomputer. 

From 007 producer Harry Saltzman and acclaimed director Ken Russell come the final film in the 1960s Palmer trilogy. 

Special Features and Technical Specs:

  • 1080p high-definition transfer by MGM 
  • Audio commentary by film historians Vic Pratt and Will Fowler (2021))
  • Interview with Rob Mallows of The Deighton Dossier (2021) 
  • Photographing Spies – interview with cinematographer Billy Williams (2021)
  • Billion Dollar Frame – interview with associate editor Willy Kemplen (2021)
  • This Week – excerpt of Michael Caine discussing the British film industry (1969)
  • Theatrical Trailers 
  • LPCM 2.0 Mono 
  • Optional English subtitles