Holland. Spring 1945. Two armies face each other in the final confrontation of World War II. On the one hand are the powerful forces of the Allies, on the other, all that remains of the ... See full summary »
Alberto De Martino
Lady Chaplin is a beautiful woman, she is a fashion stylist and she owns an atelier in Paris. Zoltan is a rich American specialized in submarine researches. Dick Malloy is an American ... See full summary »
The evil crime syndicate Thanatos is bent on taking over the world, using a magnetic wave generator that will cause all metal-based machinery to grind to a halt. However, the well-known ... See full summary »
When Gordon Smash tries to get away with the loot from a successful diamond heist, his fellow conspirators shoot him in the back. Smash manages to get a clue to newspaper reporter Robert ... See full summary »
In 1960s Morocco, an international crime syndicate is hired to eliminate Western secret agents. When a U.S. agent is killed by the syndicate, the U.S. government decides to send-in a freelance mercenary agent named Jimmy Merrill. The government doesn't know who's running the syndicate but a certain Oscar Rubeck is on their radar. Rubeck is a former Nazi intelligence officer who disappeared after WW2 and surfaced later, during the Cold War, as an assassin-for-hire. The U.S. government fears that Communist interests hired Rubeck to eliminate all Western agents in Morocco, thus paving the way for a Communist takeover. Freelance agent Jimmy Merrill arrives in Morocco, under the code-name Bingo, and he's instructed to work with two Norwegian intelligence officers, Erik and Edith. Merrill's task is to locate and capture Rubeck, interrogate him and hand him over to the Norwegians who want Rubeck in Oslo. The Norwegian government suspects that Rubeck is responsible for the 1956 bombing of a ...Written by
Italian censorship visa # 47940 delivered on 13-10-1966. See more »
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We must replace O'Brien.
Well, I suggest sending Michael Palmer. He's class A in judo and karate, on rapid pistol fire, his scores are always outstanding. And as far as physical training...
Hell's Bells, Moran! We're not out to win the Olympics.
You listen to me, these superman of yours, so full of vitamins, they're no good for this job. Can't you understand? Our agents know all about Russian, Chinese and Cuban espionage. However, this time we're up ...
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Don't Ever Let Me Go
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Stewart Granger's last foray into the spy genre opens with a stripper act where a bullfight film is projected onto a girl's body as she seductively removes her clothing. I can't help but see this as a metaphor for the general attitude of the film in treating women as appliances, or worse. Of Granger's three spy films made in the 60's (the other two being Red Dragon and Target For Killing), this is the most violent and misogynist.
The film wants to be a morality play but the lack of conviction for such things shows through too often to be taken seriously. It's a pretty tight little espionage thriller but the hidden agendas of the filmmakers make it clear we're in the hands of the less capable. What could have been a cynical look at the meaninglessness of politics at this level, and it certainly tries to be that, the film instead reveals itself as a showcase of redneck attitudes and poor judgment. Adding insult to injury is the fact the score by no less than Piero Umiliani is not up to the standard we have come to expect.
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