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Deadlier Than the Male (1967)

Approved | | Adventure, Crime, Drama | 12 February 1967 (UK)
British agent Bulldog Drummond is assigned to stop a master criminal who uses beautiful women to do his killings.

Director:

Ralph Thomas

Writers:

Jimmy Sangster (screenplay by), David D. Osborn (screenplay by) (as David Osborn) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Johnson ... Hugh Drummond
Elke Sommer ... Irma Eckman
Sylva Koscina ... Penelope
Nigel Green ... Carl Petersen
Suzanna Leigh ... Grace
Steve Carlson ... Robert Drummond
Virginia North ... Brenda
Justine Lord Justine Lord ... Miss Ashenden
Leonard Rossiter ... Bridgenorth
Laurence Naismith ... Sir John Bledlow
Zia Mohyeddin ... King Fedra
Lee Montague ... Boxer
Milton Reid ... Chang
Yasuko Nagazumi Yasuko Nagazumi ... Mitsouko
Didi Sydow Didi Sydow ... Anna
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British agent Bulldog Drummond is assigned to stop a master criminal who uses beautiful women to do his killings.

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 February 1967 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Bonecas que Matam See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Greater Films Ltd. See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Richard Johnson leads the cast in this 1960s spy film. Johnson was director Terence Young's first choice to play James Bond when casting Dr. No (1962). Johnson also appeared in the 60s spy flicks, this film's sequel Some Girls Do (1969) and Danger Route (1967). See more »

Goofs

At the end of the film, Drummond (Richard Johnson) and Robert (Steve Carlson) dive off the yacht and swim away from the boat towards Grace (Suzanna Leigh), who is in the water. But as the film cuts to a long shot and the final credits roll, they are still swimming towards her - but from the other direction, moving towards the boat. See more »

Quotes

Carl Petersen: My dears, Mr. Drummond is trying to provoke me.
Penelope: He can provoke me... anytime.
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Connections

Follows Bulldog Drummond Strikes Back (1934) See more »

Soundtracks

Deadlier Than the Male
By John Franz and Scott Walker (as Scott Engel)
Sung by The Walker Brothers
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A terrific, mod-style Bulldog Drummond adventure highlighted by neatly coiffed, bikini-clad bitch assassins.
7 May 2003 | by TheVidSee all my reviews

This splendidly entertaining spoof of spy thrillers, brings back detective Bulldog Drummond (debonairly portrayed by Richard Johnson) to do battle with a megalomaniac villain (elegantly laconic Nigel Green), who uses sultry female assassins (Eurobabes Elke Sommer and Sylva Koscina) to do his dirty work. Stylish doses of brutality, sly humor and witty set pieces make this obscure thriller a real winner...a widescreen DVD is due out in May of 2003.


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