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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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Severn Darden ...
V.I. Kydor Kropotkin
Joan Delaney ...
Nan Butler
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Arlington Hewes (as Pat Harrington)
Barry McGuire ...
Old Wrangler
Jill Banner ...
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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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21 December 1967 (USA)  »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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The subtitle option on the DVD translates the spoken Russian (between Kropotkin and his superior, and later with Masters greeting his old friend) into English. See more »

Goofs

After the dinner on the boat, Sydney leaves the dinning-room, followed by Kropotkine, who is not wearing a captain cap. When the two are going backstairs, we can clearly see that Kropotkine has his two hands empty. In the next scene, in the hallway, he has the cap on his head. See more »

Quotes

Ethan Allen Cocket, CEA Director: [defending Dr. Schaefer's right to keep his girlfriend] My dear Mister Lux, no man is an island; most of us require the warmth of human companionship.
Henry Lux, FBR Chief: Poppycock!
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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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Joy to the World
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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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