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Fathom (1967)

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In Southern Spain with a U.S. team, skydiver Fathom Harvill is approached by a Scottish colonel working for a top-secret Western agency. He's after a vital lost atomic device, and wants her... See full summary »

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Peter Merriwether (as Tony Franciosa)
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Ronald Fraser ...
Col. Douglas Campbell, Chief of HADES
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Flight Lt. Timothy Webb
Greta Chi ...
Maj. Jo-May Soon (KGB)
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Mike, Owner of Casa Miguel
Elizabeth Ercy ...
Ulla
Ann Lancaster ...
Mrs. Trivers
Tutte Lemkow ...
Mehmed, Serapkin's servant
Reg Lye ...
Mr. Trivers
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Sergi Serapkin
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In Southern Spain with a U.S. team, skydiver Fathom Harvill is approached by a Scottish colonel working for a top-secret Western agency. He's after a vital lost atomic device, and wants her to parachute into a house occupied by some Red Chinese agents to help get the thing back. Apart from all this there is a predatory continental doctor on his yacht to take account of. Fathom soon realizes nothing is what it seems to be, but can she fathom the truth out? Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

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She's A Sky Diving Darling Built For Action! See more »

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25 August 1967 (West Germany)  »

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H.A.D.E.S stood for Headquarters Allied Defences, Espionage & Security. See more »

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While being chased by a bull, Fathom falls down at least twice. The first time her underwear is black. The second time her underwear is white. See more »

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Sergi Serapkin: Please sit down, Miss...?
Fathom Harvill: Harvill. Fathom Harvill. Please don't ask me how I got the name Fathom.
Sergi Serapkin: Let me guess. Your father wanted a very tall son. Or you were named after wealthy relatives. Or as a child, you were very deep.
Fathom Harvill: Two out of three, that's not bad.
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A 60's Lark
4 August 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Welch looks good in this, to be sure. But she also carries across the oddball charm this movie is attempting to convey. She looked good in Bedazzled and Myra Breckinridge as well, but wasn't given much to do. Here she gets some good dialogue to parry the men with, and she comes across as an exciting heroine that unlike Flynt or Matt Helm, should have been given more than one movie to do her thing. This film is very reminiscent of the more whacked-out Modesty Blaise. Just a little funnier. One could also find the roots of the current Charlie's Angels flix in this movie, albeit without the battering music.

Leslie H. Martinson is a director who should be studied more closely. He did so many TV shows, it would be easy to dismiss him as style-free. But from what I've seen (Hot Rod Girl, PT 109, Batman) he uses simplicity in his favor, and makes good little movies that stick with you.


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