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Caprice (1967)

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There is an on-going battle of industrial espionage between rival cosmetics companies, Femina, owned by Sir Jason Fox, and May Fortune, owned by Matthew Cutter. Caught in the middle between... See full summary »

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Christopher White
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Stuart Clancy
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Matthew Cutter
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Sir Jason Fox
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Madame Piasco
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Inspector Kapinsky
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Auber
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There is an on-going battle of industrial espionage between rival cosmetics companies, Femina, owned by Sir Jason Fox, and May Fortune, owned by Matthew Cutter. Caught in the middle between the two are among others top industrial designer Patricia Foster, who officially is on May Fortune's payroll after being fired by Femina, and Christopher White, a suave Brit who also is officially on May Fortune's payroll as Cutter's right hand man. On the surface, Patricia is still working for Femina trying to steal the new top secret formula for a water repellent hairspray developed by Dr. Stuart Clancy for May Fortune, that hairspray which would make all other hairsprays obsolete, while Christopher secretly tries to stop her. Below the surface, it is not clear whether either Patricia or Christopher truly are working for May Fortune, Femina or someone else. But as they progress through these on the surface missions, their true missions are eventually revealed as are their true allegiances, which ... Written by Huggo

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Doris Day Richard Harris play the game of excitement in the cliff-hanger of the year ! See more »

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12 May 1967 (Finland)  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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Not released on DVD until 2007, 40 years after its initial release. See more »

Crazy Credits

Each screen of the opening credits is presented uniquely. The names of the leads appear in speech/thought bubbles of an extra. One page appears gradually as a walkie-talkie's antenna extends. Others fade in, slide in, are pulled from behind walls, appear with different clipart, etc. See more »

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Features Batman (1966) See more »

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Caprice
Words and Music by Larry Marks
Performed by Doris Day (uncredited)
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don't believe the reviewers >> see it for yourself
3 November 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

what can i say to add to all the reviews? this movie IS the quintessential 60's spy/spoof flick. (other than the Matt Helm movies)

the awesome clothes, the amazing sets, the beautiful women, and the GREAT GREAT GREAT music by De Vol. (if you can't have Quincy Jones - then De Vol is the way to go) the opening ski scene was recreated in Her Majesty's Secret Service, among others (incl. several later Bond flicks) that's how good it is. several times i had to back up the DVD to catch some lines that i had laughed over. such as DD : "were you really with the CIA ?" "yes but industrial esp. was more fitting employment for a coward."

the scenes that i found funniest were the bugging of the outdoor café, the scene where DD was spying on Irene Tsu on her deck, the chase inside & outside of an apartment building, & of course the movie theater scene with Michael Pollard.

all in all this is a very good spy spoof & well worth watching, no matter what anyone says >> INCLUDING Miss Day herself.

yes she had too much make-up, yes Richard Harris does SEEM mis-cast, & yes it doesn't quite have the same chemistry that DD had with Rock Hudson or James Garner ........ but just take it for what it's worth, & just sit back & watch & enjoy it. & oh yeah ......... make up your own mind about it. but i found it very funny & entertaining, & a cocktail or two won't hurt either.


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