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The Intelligence Men (1965)

A chance meeting with a Schlecht agent forces a humble coffee shop manager into the secret world of spies in Swinging London. With the help of his MI5 friend, he poses as the recently dead ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Eric Morecambe ...
Ernie Wise ...
Ernie Sage
William Franklyn ...
Colonel Grant
April Olrich ...
Madame Petrovna
Gloria Paul ...
Gina Carlotti
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Sir Edward Seabrook
David Lodge ...
Stage Manager
Jacqueline Jones ...
Karin
Terence Alexander ...
Reed
Francis Matthews ...
Thomas
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Prozoroff
Brian Oulton ...
Laundry Basket Man
Michael Peake ...
Sinister Stranger
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Philippe
Tutte Lemkow ...
Seedy Schlecht Agent
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A chance meeting with a Schlecht agent forces a humble coffee shop manager into the secret world of spies in Swinging London. With the help of his MI5 friend, he poses as the recently dead Major Cavendish who had managed to infiltrate the dreaded organization; he knows that they are intending to assassinate someone - could it be the famous Russian ballerina who has recently arrived for an appearance at Covent Garden? Written by Rhino <rhino@blueyonder.co.uk>

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1 January 1968 (Denmark)  »

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Spylarks  »

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Two of the Military Intelligence operatives in the communications room are named as Green and Hills, a nod to the writers Sidney Green and Richard Hills. Sid and Dick are also the duo during Eric's espresso bar singing scene. See more »

Goofs

During the cinema scene the position of the dead Schlect agent changes between shots. See more »

Quotes

Eric Morecambe: Looking at her flowered bra top "Can I put those in water for you?"
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References From Russia with Love (1963) See more »

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La Cucuracha
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Traditional
Arranged by Philip Green
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Don't belive the hype.
1 July 2002 | by (Luton, England.) – See all my reviews

Often lampooned as a poor relation to the famous duo's T.V series, this and the two other films they made(That Riviera Touch/The Magnificent Two)are great showcases for these two comic legends. DO NOT be put of by comments that often follow the films around that often accuse the two of selling out to Hollywood. This is as good a performance that you will ever see from Britain's favourite comedy duo.


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