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Fantomas (1964)

Fantômas (original title)
Criminal mastermind Fantômas, a man of a thousand faces, is unhappy with Fandor, a journalist whose written a fictive interview of him. He kidnaps Fandor, threatens to kill him, but first ... See full summary »

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Christian Toma ...
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Michel Duplaix ...
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Andrée Tainsy ...
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Hugues Wanner
Henri Attal ...
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Jacques Berger
Pierre Collet ...
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Henri Guégan
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Criminal mastermind Fantômas, a man of a thousand faces, is unhappy with Fandor, a journalist whose written a fictive interview of him. He kidnaps Fandor, threatens to kill him, but first goes about ruining the journalist's reputation by committing a sensational crime in Fandor's guise. Hot on the trail is police Commissaire Juve, so Fantômas commits a crime looking like him. Soon, our intrepid heroes, Fandor and Juve, with the help of Fandor's girlfriend Hélène, are on the mastermind's trail, but who's in control? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Men Hunt Him Down - Women Look Him Up! Super-Thief ... Master Lover ... He's out to ransack the world!


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Trivia

Mylène Demongeot said in her memoirs that Jean Marais was very jealous of Louis de Funès success and Marais was not so involved with the rest of the crew. See more »

Goofs

A lot of time past between Fantomas taken Juve and Fandor out of jail and the police finding out that they escaped. But just right after that, the police locate them with the helicopter, even though they did not know which way they took and which car they used. See more »

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Followed by Fantômas se déchaîne (1965) See more »

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Mylene demongeot
17 July 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movies i mean the three Fantômas were an important part of my childhood back in the late 60s or early 70s, i remember how much fun was to go the movies back then in my little coastal town of Banes in the east part of Cuba with my cousin Manny, and the Fantômas movies were the biggest hit of all, any Cuban over 40 years old will tell you how much they love this movie and because this movies Mylene Demongeot the very beautiful french actress became very popular in the beginning she was another copy of Brigitte Bardot as michele Mercier or Marina Vlady and many others were but as Vlady she became star in her own right, Louis de Funes the most popular of all french actors or comedian in Cuba became an idol back then he was really funny later in my life i discovered he was of Spanish decent and Jean Marais by the time of the Fantômas movies he was at the end of his stardom and i was very surprise when i discover later in my life he was gay and at one point he was the lover of Jean Cocteau, anyway i love the Fantômas movies and forever they will remain part of my life


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