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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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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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25 August 1967 (West Germany)  »

Also Known As:

La espía que cayó del cielo  »

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Fathom correctly packs the parachute at the beginning of the movie. See more »

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Obvious stuntman portraying Fathom as she is chased by / knocked down by the bull in the bullring scene. See more »

Quotes

Reporter: Señorita, how did you ever get a name like Fathom?
Fathom Harvill: A fathom is six feet. Papa was hoping for a tall son. Papa was disappointed.
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Fathom's Arrival
Written and Conducted by John Dankworth
Performed by The Johnny Dankworth Orchestra
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Essential Raquel...circa the 60's...real cool and real hot!
11 July 2002 | by See all my reviews

Aside from her prehistoric antics ONE MILLION YEARS B.C., this is the quintessential Raquel Welch movie from her heyday as the ultimate 60's sexpot. The tone is light 'n bright in this bouncy adventure flick with Raquel doin' her swinging sixties thing in a colorful assortment of very suitable costumes. It's nice to see the lighter side of Ms. Welch after falling for her as an atonal cavegal with nothing to smile about. British jazz musician Johnny Dankworth provides a breezy pop score that caps things off quite nicely. A great mid-century, midnight flick.


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