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Catch Me a Spy (1971)

Andrej (Kirk Douglas), a smuggler of microfilmed Russian manuscripts, uses the luggage of unsuspecting travellers to transport the contraband out of the country.

Director:

Dick Clement
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kirk Douglas ... Andrej
Marlène Jobert ... Fabienne
Trevor Howard ... Sir Trevor Dawson
Tom Courtenay ... Baxter Clarke
Patrick Mower ... John Fenton
Bernadette Lafont ... Simone
Bernard Blier ... Webb
Sacha Pitoëff ... Stefan
Richard Pearson ... Haldane
Garfield Morgan ... The Husband
Angharad Rees ... Victoria
Isabel Dean ... Celia
Robin Parkinson Robin Parkinson ... British Officer
Jonathan Cecil ... British Attaché
Robert Raglan ... Ambassador
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Andrej (Kirk Douglas), a smuggler of microfilmed Russian manuscripts, uses the luggage of unsuspecting travellers to transport the contraband out of the country.

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Comedy

Certificate:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

3 September 1971 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

To Catch a Spy See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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This was advertised as one of ITV 's biggest attractions for their 1976 Christmas schedule. See more »

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Featured in Hollywood Comedy Legends (2011) See more »

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A Good Cold War Era Espionage Comedy Movie
18 September 2019 | by badboyjohn-38189See all my reviews

This movie was mostly enjoyable to watch as it a script that had some really funny and intense action scenes along with a zany boat chase at the end. However it did have some really bad dialogue scenes and the acting was another issue with Kirk Douglas being miscast in his role as he didn't seem to do the comedic scenes very well. Also Marlene Jobert's voice was really annoying at times but the cinematography was excellent with some great senic shots as it was shot in Europe. The set decoration looked fake at times and don't be fooled by the R rating as this movie just a few mild adult situations and the language mainly consisted of homosexual references along with mostly comedic violence.


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