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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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Mimi Dillard ...
Girl in Auto
Martha Luttrell ...
Ingrid's Girl
Diane Neff ...
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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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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Neither too bad nor very-very
17 June 2016 | by See all my reviews

In general, I prefer European films to those made in USA, are superior to all intents and purposes. But after seeing this film and then reading those 4 negative reviews here on IMDb, I must write in this: I recommend to those who wrote the 4 reviews, to watch some eurospy movies (James Bond type films made exclusively in Europe, excepting United Kingdom), most are much worse than this film (I saw over a hundred). And now, my own review: This "A Man Called Dagger" (1968) has much in common with the original James Bond movies. First, the music signed Steve Allen, sounds almost note for note with the original theme signed by John Barry. Then, Richard Kiel, before playing in "The Spy Who Loved Me" (1977) and "Moonraker" (1979). The script, written after the Bond recipe. Richard Rush is a director with a keen sense of humor. As Paul Mantee, who plays Dick Dagger, some kind of a restrained, discreet and, especially, very peaceful, non aggressive, James Bond. Jan Murray is not bad at all as the villain Rudolph Koffman / Hans Leitel and all the actresses, Terry Moore, Sue Ane Langdon, Eileen O'Neill, Maureen Arthur, are funny. Everything is a fine parody.


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