Opening to an episode of Secret Agent/Danger Man!

You never know what you’ll find on the Internets. In this case, it’s the opening to an episode of Secret Agent, the U.S. name for the U.K. Danger Man series. Here you get to see the pre-credits sequence, the main title and a commercial for Westinghouse. As it turns out the episode was directed by Peter Yates, the future director of Bullitt and Breaking Away. Take a look:

QoS falls to No. 4 in U.S., Canada

Quantum of Solace, in its third weekend of release in the U.S. and Canada slipped to the No. 4 movie with an estimated $19.5 million in ticket sales. It had been No. 2 last week and debuted in the top slot.

The No. 1 film this weekend was Four Chistmases at $46.7 million, followed by Bolt at $26.6 million and Twilight at $26.3 million.

The total U.S. and Canadian gross for the 22nd James Bond film produced by Eon Productions now stands around $142 million. To see the complete list, posted on Yahoo, with data from Box Office Mojo LLC, click RIGHT HERE.

Happy 90th birthday Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

In the current issue of HMSS, we have a story about espionage-themed episodes of The FBI, the 1965-74 series from producer Quinn Martin. (If you haven’t seen it, you can click RIGHT HERE.)

Today, the star of that series, Efrem Zimbalist Jr. celebrates his 90th birthday. He remained active into the early part of this decade, mostly doing cartoon voices, including a long stint as the voice of Alfred in a series of Batman cartoons produced by Warner Bros.

Anyway, to celebrate, here’s the main title to one of the episodes featured in the HMSS article. It’s from the second season and was titled “The Courier.” The guest stars included Ruth Roman and Gene Hackman. Take a look: