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Watch New 'Tinker, Tailor' Clips: Part 1

Tomas Alfredson’s new adaptation of ‘Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy’ has already been a box office success in the UK and is opening in the US on the 9th of December. Watch eight new clips on

Clip 1: George Smiley meets Lacon: Smiley is lured out of retirement.

Clip 2: A circus briefing: Smiley is suspicious of the Witchcraft material.

Clip 3: Smiley debriefs Ricki Tarr: Tarr describes his reasons for going awol.

Clip4: Smiley briefs Peter Guillam: Guillam is to be sent into the lion’s den.

Clips provided courtesy of