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The President's Analyst (1967)

Not Rated  |   |  Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller  |  21 December 1967 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »

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Godfrey Cambridge ...
Severn Darden ...
V.I. Kydor Kropotkin
Joan Delaney ...
Nan Butler
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Arlington Hewes (as Pat Harrington)
Barry McGuire ...
Old Wrangler
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Ethan Allan Cocket
Walter Burke ...
Henry Lux
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Dr. Lee-Evans
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Wynn Quantrill
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Jeff Quantrill
Sheldon Collins ...
Bing Quantrill
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Sullivan
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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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21 December 1967 (USA)  »

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T.P.A.  »

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Trivia

The head of the "FBR" is named Lux. "Lux" was a then-popular brand of vacuum cleaner. At the time, the director of the FBI was named Hoover. See more »

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Don gives Sidney an ID badge. Looking over Sidney's shoulder, both hands are on the ID, but when seen from the front his hands are apart and the ID is in his right hand. See more »

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

Film disclaimer: 'This film has not been made with the consent or cooperation of the Federal Board of Regulations (F.B.R.) or the Central Enquires Agency (C.E.A.). Any resemblance to persons living or dead is purely coincidental, and so forth and so on. See more »

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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Operation Double 007 (1993) See more »

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Inner Manipulations
Composed by Barry McGuire and Paul Potash
Sung by Barry McGuire
(A Dunhill Records Artist)
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James Coburn Fantastic!
23 April 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This film is among my personal top five, and I am so thrilled that it's been forever preserved on DVD, with such a high quality encoding. It is brilliantly filmed, the dialog is witty, it is 1960s spy humor at it's best, the Lalo Schifrin soundtrack is a tasteful masterpiece on its own, and the direction captures a James Coburn with a male persona that rivals the best Sean Connery out there. This is a film that should be an integral part of any serious film study curriculum, and it may very well be in some schools for all we know.

This is nothing but a time capsule of a timeless masterpiece of film making.

Amazing work. I hope I can one day have lunch with someone who may have worked on this film, and express my gratitude. 'Nuff said. Get it on DVD widescreen and enjoy!


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