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Writers:
Philip Dunne (screenplay) and
W.H. Menger (screenplay) ...
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Release Date:
25 May 1966 (USA) See more »
Tagline:
Living Dangerously . . . and loving every minute of it! See more »
Plot:
A New York psychiatrist is solicited by government agents in connection with a former patient of his who also happens to be a scientist wanted by certain foreign powers. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
User Reviews:
harder to do then it looks See more (15 total) »

Cast

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Rock Hudson ... Dr. Bartholomew Snow

Claudia Cardinale ... Vicky Vincenti

Jack Warden ... General Prat

Guy Stockwell ... James Fitzpatrick

Brad Dexter ... Detective Harrigan

Anne Seymour ... Smitty

Alejandro Rey ... Arthur Vincenti
Hari Rhodes ... Captain Davis

Vito Scotti ... Michaelangelo Vincenti
Angela Clarke ... Lavinia Vincenti
John Megna ... Mario Vincenti
Paul Comi ... Barker

Ned Glass ... Lippy

Mort Mills ... Homburg

Jack De Mave ... Homburg

Robert F. Simon ... Police Lieutenant (as Robert Simon)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Barry Cahill ... CIA Agent on Phone (uncredited)
Frank Campanella ... Police Officer (uncredited)

John Dennis ... Arresting Police Officer at night club (uncredited)

Bruce Glover ... Sailor in Cab (uncredited)

Charles Horvath ... Fitzpatrick's Henchman (uncredited)

Roy Jenson ... Goon (uncredited)
Morgan Jones ... FBI Agent Mr T. Nelson (uncredited)

Robert Karnes ... NSA Colonel on Phone (uncredited)

Ted Knight ... Dr. Bob Berford (uncredited)
Chuck Roberson ... Fitzpatrick's Henchman (uncredited)

Directed by
Philip Dunne 
 
Writing credits
Philip Dunne (screenplay) and
W.H. Menger (screenplay)

Lucille Fletcher (novel "Blindfold")

Produced by
Robert Arthur .... executive producer
Marvin Schwartz .... producer
Ernest B. Wehmeyer .... associate producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Lalo Schifrin 
 
Cinematography by
Joseph MacDonald (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Ted J. Kent 
 
Art Direction by
Henry Bumstead 
Alexander Golitzen 
 
Set Decoration by
John McCarthy Jr.  (as John McCarthy)
George Milo 
 
Costume Design by
Jean Louis (gowns)
 
Makeup Department
Larry Germain .... hair stylist
Bud Westmore .... makeup artist
Jack Freeman .... makeup artist (uncredited)
Alberta Olds .... makeup artist (uncredited)
Mark Reedall .... makeup artist (uncredited)
Gladys Witten .... hair stylist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Edward Muhl .... executive in charge of production
Wallace Worsley Jr. .... unit production manager (as Wallace Worsley)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Terence Nelson .... assistant director
Burt Astor .... assistant director (uncredited)
William S. Gilmore .... second assistant director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Virgil Clark .... set coordinator (uncredited)
Harry Ott .... props (uncredited)
Julius Rosenkrantz .... props (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
William Russell .... sound
Waldon O. Watson .... sound
James R. Alexander .... sound (uncredited)
Bruce Smith .... sound (uncredited)
James V. Swartz .... sound (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Albert Whitlock .... matte supervisor
 
Stunts
Charles Horvath .... stunts (uncredited)
Gil Perkins .... stunts (uncredited)
George Robotham .... stunts (uncredited)
Paul Stader .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Duke Callaghan .... camera operator (uncredited)
Les Everson .... gaffer (uncredited)
George Hudder .... grip (uncredited)
Dean Paup .... grip (uncredited)
Frank Shugrue .... still photographer (uncredited)
Robert C. Thomas .... assistant camera (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Thomas Costich .... wardrobe (uncredited)
Grace Harris .... wardrobe (uncredited)
Peter V. Saldutti .... wardrobe (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Joseph Gershenson .... music supervisor
Ethmer Roten .... musician: flute (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Bert Steinberger .... dialogue coach
Bob Forrest .... script supervisor (uncredited)
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"New York Express" - International (English title) (alternative title)
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Runtime:
102 min
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Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Westrex Recording System)

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Trivia:
After being kidnapped and blindfolded, Rock Hudson is driven past a lake with a gaggle of geese nearby. He later thinks this was the sound of the guests at a cocktail party - until he retraces his route and discovers the actual source of the sounds. This idea was borrowed by the producers of Sneakers in 1992 when Robert Redford is kidnapped, blindfolded, and also thinks the sound of the geese he passed while blindfolded where people at a cocktail party.See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Sneakers (1992)See more »

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14 out of 16 people found the following review useful.
harder to do then it looks, 10 May 2000
Author: Marco Trevisiol from Melbourne, Australia

This thriller/comedy never reaches great heights but is solidly entertaining throughout and that is more of an achievement then one might give it credit for. To be sure, the plot elements and romantic element of two people who can't stand each other for most of the film but eventually fall in love has been done a million times before in various films over the years.

But usually, films containing these elements come across as hackneyed, tiresome and dreary in some shape or form but Blindfold never feels like that and is consistently good fun throughout its journey. Credit for that must go to Hudson and Cardinale who work well as a team and Hudson is especially effective in the film's more comic moments. Jack Warden is reliably effective in his supporting role.

While Blindfold is no classic on any level the solid entertainment it provides is something Hollywood consistently struggles to achieve to this day in films created for that purpose.

If you want to see a really bad example of this genre, see the abysmal pseudo-hip caper comedy A Fine Pair starring Hudson and Cardinale again which is a disaster on all levels.

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