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Colini, an exiled American gangster living in Sicily, rescues Giordano, a young Sicilian outlaw, from the police. After Giordano is groomed, polished, and renamed "Johnny Cool," Colini ... See full summary »

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Johnny Cool / Salvatore Giordano
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Darien 'Dare' Guiness
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Correspondent
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Louis Murphy
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Holmes - Used Car Salesman
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Lennart Crandall
Wanda Hendrix ...
Miss Connolly
Hank Henry ...
Larry - Bus Driver
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Johnny Colini
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Oscar B. 'Oby' Hinds
Gregory Morton ...
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Ben Morrow
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Vincenzo 'Vince' Santangelo
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Suzy
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Educated
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Colini, an exiled American gangster living in Sicily, rescues Giordano, a young Sicilian outlaw, from the police. After Giordano is groomed, polished, and renamed "Johnny Cool," Colini sends him on a vengeance mission to the United States to assassinate the men who plotted his downfall and enforced exile. Johnny arrives in New York and quickly kills several of the underworld figures on Colini's list. Meanwhile, he picks up Dare Guiness, a wealthy divorcée who becomes his accomplice, and she is severely beaten by the gangsters as a warning against the vendetta. Written by alfiehitchie

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17 January 1964 (France)  »

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Coincidentally, Elizabeth Montgomery (Darien 'Dare' Guiness) and Elisha Cook Jr. (Undertaker) both died on May 18, 1995. See more »

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Joey Bishop is shown filming a commercial at his used car lot; across the street is a building with a large clock showing 1:02. When he and Elizabeth Montgomery are talking a few seconds later, the clock is showing 12:20. See more »

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words and music by Les Vandyke
sung by Sammy Davis Jr.
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Cool Musical Sounds
28 March 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Greatly enjoyed this fantastic film from 1963 with plenty of cameos of Marc Lawrence, Elisha Cook Jr.,("I Wake Up Screaming"), Telly Savalas,"Kojak", Joey Bishop (Comedian) and Jim Backus, (Mr. Magoo)

Henry Silva, (Johnny Cool) was given a job from a retired Mob gangster hiding out in Rome,(Marc Lawrence) who wanted him to repay some guys with a nice Mob Hit. Elizabeth Montgomery, gets involved with Johnny Cool and starts going on a killing spree with him doing all sorts of wild things and at the same time falling in love with this guy. There are plenty of great musical sounds in this picture by Billy May which adds a great deal to the entire picture. This is the type of film that will never grow old and will keep you interested right to the very end. Enjoy.


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