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Dead Heat on a Merry-Go-Round (1966)

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A paroled conman co-ordinates the robbery of an L. A. Airport bank with the arrival of the Russians Premier.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Eli Kotch
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Inger Knudson
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Eddie Hart
Nina Wayne ...
Frieda Schmid
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Milo Stewart
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Margaret Kirby
Todd Armstrong ...
Alfred Morgan
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Dr. Marion Hague (as Marian Moses)
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Paul Feng
Severn Darden ...
Miles Fisher
James Westerfield ...
Jack Balter
Phillip Pine ...
George Logan (as Phillip E. Pine)
Simon Scott ...
William Anderson
Ben Astar ...
General Mailenkoff
Michael St. Angel ...
Captain William Yates
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Storyline

Involved crime drama about an intricate plan to rob an airport bank. Watch for the surprise ending and look quickly for a barely-recognizable Harrison Ford in his film debut, playing a bellhop. Written by Brett England

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airport | robbery | bank | heist | prison | See All (64) »

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The slickest swingin'est con man who ever took the world for a ride!

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Crime | Comedy | Drama

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TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

25 December 1966 (Brazil)  »

Also Known As:

Ladrón y amante  »

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Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)
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The name tag on Harrison Ford's bellhop jacket reads "Thornton Wild" See more »

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Eli Kotch: I was driving all over L.A. today, trying to find "the city." But there's no city here. It's just a... a giant village.
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Brings back 1960's memories
1 September 2011 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I saw this film at the cinema in the 1960's and years later, although I had never forgotten the title of the film, I could not remember anything else about it. I decided, therefore, to buy the DVD and pay a long time return visit to this film. In it James Coburn plays a con-man and is at times quite amusing, but I must say, however, that the movie is rather tame and slow and pretty much forgettable. Still it brought back memories of a time now gone, but a time I often wish would return. If you are wanting thrills and excitement, then this film is not for you. However, for those of you who enjoy watching 1960's films then this rather overlooked movie is worth a look.


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