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The President's Analyst (1967)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller | 21 December 1967 (USA)
When the overworked and stressed-out White House presidential shrink runs away, the CEA and the FBR scramble to retrieve him before he could be abducted by various competing foreign intelligence services.
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V.I. Kydor Kropotkin
Joan Delaney ...
Nan Butler
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Arlington Hewes (as Pat Harrington)
Barry McGuire ...
Old Wrangler
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Ethan Allan Cocket
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Henry Lux
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Dr. Lee-Evans
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Wynn Quantrill
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Jeff Quantrill
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Bing Quantrill
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Sullivan
Martin Horsey ...
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At first, Dr. Sidney Schaefer feels honored and thrilled to be offered the job of the President's Analyst. But then the stress of the job and the paranoid spies that come with a sensitive government position get to him, and he runs away. Now spies from all over the world are after him, either to get him for their own side or to kill him and prevent someone else from getting him. Written by Ken Yousten <kyousten@bev.net>

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The picture dedicated to life, liberty and the pursuit of happenings. See more »


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21 December 1967 (USA)  »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

The secret White House elevator Sydney takes have doors that make the same noise as the doors on Star Trek (1966) as they open. See more »

Goofs

Don gives Sidney an ID badge. Looking over Sidney's shoulder, both hands are on the ID, but when seen from the front his hands are apart and the ID is in his right hand. See more »

Quotes

Wynn Quantrill: We've both done weekend picketing.
[quietly]
Wynn Quantrill: As a matter of fact, we sponsored the Negro doctor and his wife when they moved into the development.
Dr. Sidney Schaefer: Well, the President will be very pleased to hear that.
Wynn Quantrill: That's great. If I do say so, it took a little courage. The Bullocks next door? Real right-wingers. American flag up every day. Real fascists. Ought to be gassed. You know the type.
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In opening credits: "and introducing Joan Delaney as Nan" See more »

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Featured in Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #1.12 (2011) See more »

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She's Ready to Be Free
Composed and Sung by The Clear Light
(Elektra Records Artists)
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An all time comedy!
29 July 1999 | by (Birmingham, Alabama) – See all my reviews

James Coburn...............at his best!

Godfrey Cambridge......at his best!

Severn Darden..............at his best!

Did you think Dr. Strangelove was the best satire of the '60s? Then you never saw this movie. WHAT A HOOT!

There's poor James Coburn, on the lam, hiding out with a "typical American family" picked at random. They go to dinner in NYC, and suddenly the spies of many nations leap out from everywhere. The couple's eyes light up! Mom yells, "MUGGERS!!!" Dad whips out a gun...Mom takes a karate stance...and they lay waste an entire street full of professional killers. Coburn escapes again.

There's subtle humor, whacky humor and very strange humor here. The FBI probably started dossiers on everybody involved.


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