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Love Is a Woman (1966)

Death Is a Woman (original title)
An undercover agent is sent to investigate dope smuggling on a sun-drenched Mediterranean island. When both of his principal subjects die in mysterious reasons, he soon finds that he is also involved in a murder investigation.

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Complete credited cast:
Mark Burns ...
Dennis Parbury
Shaun Curry ...
Joe
William Dexter ...
Malo
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Priscilla Blunstone-Smythe
Terence de Marney ...
Jacomini
Mark Singleton ...
Costello, Head of the Police
Michael Brennan ...
Bonelli
Blake Butler ...
Lift Operator
Dulcie Bowman ...
Old Lady
Tony Watham
Anita Harris ...
Singer at Casino
Garth Adams
Caron Gardner ...
Mary
Trisha Noble ...
Francesca (as Patsy Ann Noble)
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An undercover agent is sent to investigate dope smuggling on a sun-drenched Mediterranean island. When both of his principal subjects die in mysterious reasons, he soon finds that he is also involved in a murder investigation.

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Love Is a Woman  »

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The film was released as a double bill with The Witches (1966). See more »

Goofs

Parbury is coming out of the water, just having been scuba diving, but he is not carrying any fins. See more »

Quotes

Dennis Parbury: I know, but she is quite a dish, isn't she,
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Who's Foolish
Music and Lyrics by Joan Shakespeare
Sung by Anita Harris
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Only for Those Who Are into Black Bedsheets
14 June 2015 | by See all my reviews

A lot of money must have been spent on this film, which was filmed on location in Malta in full glorious colour. The result, however, is an utter disaster. For a start, one wonders why the film makers hired Anita Harris to sing the film's one song, when they had an excellent girl singer playing the villain.

The acting is not good. Only one character, who plays a drifter, stands out. The rest of the cast are not good actors, and they struggle with an unexciting script.

Some of the underwater scenes look good, and are probably the best parts of the film. Patsy Ann (Trisha) Noble, who comes from Australia, looks as though she swam her underwater scenes herself, and did not use a double. Great frogwoman she may be; as a singer she is flawless, (whether she sings in English or in French) and has perfect vocal technique. But I don't think she is a good actress at all, and I am surprised that her acting career lasted so long - and in America, too. The only significant features of her character, Francesca, is that she is a dead shot with an harpoon gun, and that she sleeps in a bed with black bedsheets.

The plot is forgettable. So, if you have something better to do, you would be better doing that instead.


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