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In this, the first Matt Helm movie, we see Matt Helm coaxed out of semi-retirement by an attractive ex-partner. It seems that the evil Big O organization has a nefarious plan called "Operation: Fallout." If this plan comes to fruition, Big O will explode an atomic bomb over Alamogordo, NM, and start WWIII. Only Matt Helm can stop them. Written by Afterburner <aburner@erols.com>

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Actress Cyd Charisse received a 'guest star' credit. See more »

Goofs

Optical Special Effects error from 91:02 to 91:08 regarding the Allied Van Lines truck, supposedly with a helicopter inside. Unfortunately when the helicopter appears to be mechanically raised upwards from inside the truck, the incorrect background behind the helicopter of the blue sky and the fluffy white clouds also is mechanically raised upwards from inside the truck. When the helicopter flies away, the actual landscape of rocky and sandy hills, is seen behind the Allied Van Lines truck. See more »

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Empty Saddles in the Old Corral
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Parody lyrics by Herbert Baker
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Beautiful, Funny Stella Stevens steals this film!
2 October 2002 | by (San Francisco, California) – See all my reviews

This is the first, and BEST, Matt Helm movie. Stella Stevens steals the show with a wonderful comedic performance as a clumsy tourist suspected of being a spy. Dino is charming, but seems bored throughout the movie. Victor Buono is hilarious as the madman trying to start a nuclear war between the USSR and the USA.

This movie has TONS of 1960s in-jokes. There is a great scene where Dino and Stella are DRINKING LIQUOR while driving on the highway! That alone is worth watching. A concept car of Ford Motor Company was used for the interior of Matt Helm's 1965 Mercury Colony Park station wagon.


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