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Hammerhead (1968)

Approved | | Drama, Thriller | April 1968 (UK)
An American agent has tracked down the stronghold of an evil criminal mastermind, determined to take over the world (what, another one ?).

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Charles Hood
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Sue Trenton
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Hammerhead
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Kit
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Andreas / Sir Richard
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Ivory
Patrick Cargill ...
Condor
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Huntzinger
William Mervyn ...
Walter Perrin
Douglas Wilmer ...
Pietro Vendriani
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Miss Hull
Kenneth Cope ...
Motorcyclist
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Lady Calvert
Jack Woolgar ...
Tookey Tate
Joseph Fürst ...
Count Ortega
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Storyline

Hammerhead is a dangerous international criminal suspected by British Intelligence of trying to steal NATO defense secrets. In desperation, a young, charming soldier of fortune is called in to match wits and guts in man-to-man combat with Hammerhead. His name is Charles Hood and he operates in London (the wilder parts) and moves on to the Portuguese coast in pursuit of Hammerhead and pursued by pert, kooky London model Sue Trenton. Written by filmfactsman

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Drama | Thriller

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Cabeça de Martelo  »

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1.85 : 1
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This espionage movie was co-scripted by Herbert Baker who also did the Dean Martin Matt Helm spy comedies. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Daleks' Invasion Earth 2150 A.D. (1966) See more »

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(I'll Be) Your Old Fashoned Girl
Written by David Whitaker and Johnny Worth (as John Worsley)
Vocal by Judy Geeson (dubbed by Madeline Bell)
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Judy Geeson vs wet paper bag
4 September 2015 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

The other reviews are pretty spot-on in assessing this as utter drek, but oddly nobody has mentioned the ludicrous scene in which Judy Geeson

  • worst actress of 1968 without a doubt - suddenly bursts into song.


After a good hour (which seems like a lifetime) of Geeson's high pitched, twelve year old schoolgirl voice, she appears in a nightclub 'singing', only her voice has been dubbed by a Madeline Bell soundalike (for those who aren't familiar with Miss Bell, she is a husky voiced jazz singer of the Shirley Bassey type). A more unsuitable voice double for Judy Geeson would be hard to imagine! The only plus in the entire film is the great Diana Dors, injecting interest and style into a project sadly lacking in both departments.


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