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Where the Spies Are (1966)

A local doctor is recruited as a cold war spy to fulfill a very important secret mission in the Middle East, only to experience that his mission is complicated by a sexy female double agent.

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Cast

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Dr. Jason Love
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Vikki (as Francoise Dorleac)
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MacGillivray
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Rosser
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Farouk
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Josef
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Simmias
George Pravda ...
1st Agent
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Jackson
Ronald Radd ...
Stanilaus
Alan Gifford ...
Security
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Aeradio
George Mikell ...
Assassin
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Parkington
Reginald Beckwith ...
Mr. Kahn
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A local doctor is recruited as a cold war spy to fulfill a very important secret mission in the Middle East, only to experience that his mission is complicated by a sexy female double agent.

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WITH LOVE AND BULLETS from Russia, Beirut, London, Rome and Byblos See more »

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Adventure | Comedy

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21 January 1966 (France)  »

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A caccia di spie  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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(Metrocolor)

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2.35 : 1
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The movie's source best-selling "Passport to Oblivion" novel by James Leasor has sold a multi-million number of copies and has been published in at least nineteen languages. See more »

Goofs

After Niven thwarts the assassin, he runs around helter-skelter with the assassin's rifle, making him the target of the mob's fury. Can anyone explain why the director would have him running around with that damn rifle? It looked utterly absurd. See more »

Quotes

Vikki: You talk too much. Kiss me, instead.
Dr. Jason Love: Well, it may sound rather British; but, I usually - arrange my own seductions.
Vikki: You're the doctor.
Dr. Jason Love: Thank heavens.
Vikki: For what?
Dr. Jason Love: You're not a patient.
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Where the spies were
8 June 2008 | by See all my reviews

A dated little movie,but which ,thanks to the cast ,remains entertaining today.It was Goldfinger time and it shows.The scene on the plane recalls the ending of the best James Bond of all time,Vikki broadly playing the part of Pussy Galore.

But it is difficult to believe that a doctor can become a secret agent overnight.But if you forget that (in the highly superior "North by Northwest ",Cary Grant portrayed the same kind of hero),you may find his adventures palatable.

Also notable for the presence of Catherine Deneuve's sister ,Françoise Dorleac,then one of the most promising French actresses who tragically died two years later.


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