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The President's Analyst (1967)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller | 21 December 1967 (USA)
When the overworked and stressed-out White House presidential shrink runs away, the CEA and the FBR scramble to retrieve him before he could be abducted by various competing foreign intelligence services.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Severn Darden ...
V.I. Kydor Kropotkin
Joan Delaney ...
Nan Butler
Arlington Hewes (as Pat Harrington)
Barry McGuire ...
Old Wrangler
Jill Banner ...
Ethan Allan Cocket
Walter Burke ...
Henry Lux
Dr. Lee-Evans
Wynn Quantrill
Jeff Quantrill
Sheldon Collins ...
Bing Quantrill
Martin Horsey ...
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At first, Dr. Sidney Schaefer feels honored and thrilled to be offered the job of the President's Analyst. But then the stress of the job and the paranoid spies that come with a sensitive government position get to him, and he runs away. Now spies from all over the world are after him, either to get him for their own side or to kill him and prevent someone else from getting him. Written by Ken Yousten <kyousten@bev.net>

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Only two people on earth want Sidney Schaefer alive. Sidney Schaefer. And the President of the United States. See more »


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Release Date:

21 December 1967 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

T.P.A.  »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)

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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


The name of the ship in the movie is the "Mata Hari" (named for the famous spy). See more »


When Sydney and Kropotkin are talking, they lie on a couch. Under Sydney's head, there is something like a cushion (purple). On the close-up of Sydney's head, the cushion is missing. See more »


Jeff Quantrill: Now be a good boy and enjoy your heritage.
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Crazy Credits

In opening credits: "and introducing Joan Delaney as Nan" See more »


Referenced in Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999) See more »


Joy to the World
Music attributed to George Frideric Handel
Words by Isaac Watts (1719)
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Paranoia at its best
17 September 2001 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Ok, I'll admit it. There are occasional days when, if you ask me my favorite movie of all time, this is the movie I'll name. Don't ask me why. Maybe it is my deep seated hatred and paranoia toward the phone company. Maybe it is just that this film captures my view of politics, diplomacy, and psycho analysis in a nutshell. Maybe it's just the way Coburn delivers the line "Canadian spies?" I don't know. Regardless, this, while it may not be the best movie ever made, is one of the most fun. Say it with me: "We are your phone company. . . "

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