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A Man Called Dagger (1968)

A wheelchair-bound mad scientist plots to revive the Third Reich. Secret agent Dick Dagger is assigned to stop him.

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Dick Dagger
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Harper Davis
Jan Murray ...
Rudolph Koffman / Hans Leitel
Sue Ane Langdon ...
Ingrid
Eileen O'Neill ...
Erica
Maureen Arthur ...
Joy
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Karl Rainer
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Otto
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Girl in Auto
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Ingrid's Girl
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Ingrid's Girl
Margie Nelson ...
Ingrid's Girl
Ido Rosen ...
The salesman
Bruno VeSota ...
Dr. Grulik
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A wheelchair-bound mad scientist plots to revive the Third Reich. Secret agent Dick Dagger is assigned to stop him.

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Connections

Featured in Lionpower from MGM (1967) See more »

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A Man Called Dagger
Written by Buddy Kaye and Steve Allen
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Almost as bad as possible
4 July 2001 | by (Israel) – See all my reviews

I think this is the worst movie I've ever seen. I would say that I couldn't imagine a worse one ever coming along in my lifetime, either, except that Steve Allen did the music and Steve Allen is never completely awful.

One abject moment of creative bankruptcy that has remained in my mind all these years is when Dagger and one of the temptresses swap reminiscences of all the exotic places they have met before. Well, not reminiscences. Just the names of cities. Maybe by their acting they were supposed to load the names with meaning, but the turkey in your average grade-school Thanksgiving play does more acting than anyone in this whole movie...


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