Belzig, head of a bank in East Berlin, tricks unwary people anxious to escape to the West that he will help them. Instead, he steals their money and kills them. He is amassing a fortune to launch a new Nazi movement. The mission for Phelps and the IMF is to put him out of business. Belzig keeps the stolen money in the high-security vault of his own bank. The vault also has a passageway. Belzig tells his victims to stay to the left and they'll find freedom. Instead they end up falling to their deaths. Phelps devises a plan where that passageway will be Belzig's undoing.
Did You Know?
This is the first episode in which Jim Phelps is guided to his instruction tape by another agent, rather than locating it himself. See more
When Barney and Rollin construct the brick wall in the tunnel entrance they use mortar to secure the bricks. When Belzig pounds on the wall it is solid yet mortar takes at least an hour to set so it should have been possible to knock the bricks loose and escape. See more
Person on Tape
[voice on tape
Good morning, Mr. Phelps. The man you are looking at is Alfred Belzig, director of the Socialist People's Bank in the East Zone, but secretly a fanatic who has never given up working for a supreme fascist state. Using his position, Belzig offers to help anyone who has money and wishes to escape to the West. He helps them, and they're never heard from again, and Belzig appropriates their bank accounts. The mission, should you decide to accept it, is to stop Belzig and...