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Grand Slam (1967)
"Ad ogni costo" (original title)

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After retirement, Professor James Anders presents criminal Mark Milford an elaborate plan to rob a diamond company in Brazil with a crew of professionals. The men assemble in Rio de Janeiro... See full summary »

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Mary Ann
Robert Hoffmann ...
Jean-Paul Audry
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Erich Weiss
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Agostino Rossi
George Rigaud ...
Gregg
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Mark Milford
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Prof. James Anders
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Stetuaka
Miguel del Castillo ...
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Luciana Angiolillo
Valentino Macchi ...
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Anny Degli Uberti
Aldo Bonamano
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After retirement, Professor James Anders presents criminal Mark Milford an elaborate plan to rob a diamond company in Brazil with a crew of professionals. The men assemble in Rio de Janeiro and run in to an unanticipated problem: a new alarm system called Grand Slam 70. Written by FV

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28 September 1967 (Italy)  »

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When Professor Anders is reading the labels on the card index in Milford's office, he says "......tipsters, unions, uranium, Vatican....". The names on the files are clearly visible and there is no file labelled 'unions'. See more »

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Referenced in Vibrations (1968) See more »

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Go Away Melancholy
sung by Maysa Matarazzo (TV prints only)
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" If A Crime is Worth doing, it's worth doing right "
20 October 2008 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Throughout the world, men with money and those without have created a game which for all practical purposes will never end. Those with wealth seek to design a box which will keep their valuables safe. Those without money then seek to break the box of riches even if it's against the law or if it's dangerous. Hopefully the 'box-makers' will eventually come up with a fool-proof design which will keep the thieves out. That is the premise of the film called " Grand Slam." Edward G. Robinson is Prof. James Anders a mild mannered school teacher who after years of research has discovered the 'perfect crime.' for stealing valuable diamonds worth millions. Secure that he has a fool proof scheme, he visits an old mafia friend, Adolfo Celi is Mark Milford and asks for a special team of professionals. The men chosen include Robert Hoffmann who plays Jean-Paul Audry a world re-known playboy and suave lady-killer who will meet his match in a cold, dispassionate secretary (Janet Leigh) with a secret. Klaus Kinski is Erich Weiss a military man who does not quit a job until it's conquered. Riccardo Cucciolla is Agostino Rossi and George Rigaud is Gregg, professionals in their own right. Together they accept the challenge of what is a deemed an unbreakable, thief proof safe. called the " Grand Slam 70 " series. A film which has become a favorite of many E.G. Robinson fans. ****


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