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The Helicopter Spies (1968)

Approved | | Action, Drama, Thriller | 2 January 1968 (Japan)
An African village is nearly exterminated by a deadly weapon - The Thermal Prism. Napoleon and Ilya must find it first before it can be used again for the conquest of the world.

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An African village is nearly exterminated by a deadly weapon - The Thermal Prism. Napoleon and Ilya must find it first before it can be used again for the conquest of the world.

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The original story was first broadcast on NBC@8:00 p.m. (EDT), October 2 and 9, 1967, as the 93rd and 94th episodes of The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (1964): "The Prince Of Darkness Affair" (Parts 1 and 2).Feature copyright is also 1967. See more »

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When Napoleon Solo is meeting Dr Kharmusi for the first time, Dr Kharmusi is seen lighting the top candle of a large candelabra. However, when he blows out the taper, he also blows out two of the other candles at the same time. See more »

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Followed by How to Steal the World (1968) See more »

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1960s Adventure: The Man from UNCLE
17 February 2015 | by See all my reviews

The men from UNCLE are at it again.

Taken from year four when most say the UNCLE series was dead, The Helicopter Spies turns out to be the most colourful UNCLE movie of the eight films. Some of the dialogue from Bradford Dillman is outstanding and Robert Vaughn as Solo is cool as always.

Who could not like a film where Carol Lynley turns to the bad guy and says "I think you guys are strange, really strange".

The whole cast totally shines, this might even be my favourite UNCLE movie together with: To Trap A Spy.

Don't be turned off by this being just a two-part TV episode re-edited into a movie, this has a nice feature film feel about it.


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