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Release Date:
7 November 1966 (UK) See more »
Living Dangerously . . . and loving every minute of it! See more »
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 »
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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
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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102 min
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Did You Know?

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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7 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
The geese are flying, 6 September 2009
Author: dbdumonteil

Strongly influenced by Alfred HItchcock's spy thrillers ("north by northwest" " the man who knew too much"...etc) ,"Blindfold " shares with them the same vagueness as far as the political stakes are concerned. There are villains who kidnapped a scientist ,period.Sometimes ,the viewer does not know who the villains are anymore.And the movie shows some humor ,when it seems everything is unauthorized and when the cop lies down on the psychiatrist's coach.Besides the movie is proof positive that mules are clever .Claudia Cardinale keeps her slightly hoarse voice (apart from Italian,she is also fluent in French) and her pairing with Hudson is odd,but why not?The movie is never dull and although it is far-fetched to a fault -Hudson finding the way back to the House - it's good entertainment .

But if you have not seen Hudson's precedent movie -one of his favorites- " Seconds"(Frankenheimer) ,made the same year,you'd better choose that one.

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