A secret agent possesses a ring that makes him invisible for a short time, once every 10 hours. He is in pursuit of an evil criminal mastermind but, at the same time, must evade an enemy agent who also wants the ring.

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Perry 'Matchless' Liston
Ira von Fürstenberg ...
Arabella (as Ira Furstenberg)
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Gregori Andreanu
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Hank Norris
Nicoletta Machiavelli ...
Tipsy
Howard St. John ...
General Shapiro
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Colonel Coolpepper
Tiziano Cortini ...
Hogdon (as Lewis Jordan)
Elisabetta Wu ...
O-Lan (as Elisabeth Wu)
Giulio Donnini
Ennio Antonelli
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(as Edra Gale)
Andy Ho ...
O-Chin (as Handy Ho)
M. Mishiku ...
Li-Huang
Jacques Herlin ...
O-Chin's Doctor
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A secret agent possesses a ring that makes him invisible for a short time, once every 10 hours. He is in pursuit of an evil criminal mastermind but, at the same time, must evade an enemy agent who also wants the ring.

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THIS WOMAN is the most thrilling act of espionage you've ever seen! She holds the key to "Matchless" - a spy plot as flawless as her beauty - as reckless as her body!


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13 August 1967 (Italy)  »

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Goofball Spy Spoof
2 March 2002 | by (Boulder City) – See all my reviews

A Euro production that calls upon the talents of people like Patrick O'Neal, Donald Pleasence and the consummate movie and TV bad guy, Henry Silva, can't be all bad, which it isn't.

A spaghetti spy flick spoof, which starts with the inheritance of a mystical ring containing a drug which can enable the wearer invisible (but not their clothes, leading to usually interesting rematerialization scenes), and can only be used every ten hours, leads to a manhunt for our titular hero as he is pursued for the ring throughout Europe by every single government espionage agency on the Earth, as well as his backstabbing, sleazy partner (Silva) who provides a great deal of comic relief during the chase.

Nothing tremendous in storytelling, it serves as a light hearted romp for the stars.


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