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How to Steal the World (1968)

The agents of U.N.C.L.E. must stop mad general Harmon and his Seven Intellectual Wonders of the World, as well as THRUSH agents, from taking over the world.

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Napoleon Solo (archive footage)
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Illya Kuryakin (archive footage)
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Dr. Robert Kingsley (archive footage)
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Margitta Kingsley (archive footage)
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Gen. Maximilian Harmon (archive footage)
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Alexander Waverly (archive footage)
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Steven Garrow (archive footage)
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Mr. Webb (archive footage)
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Dr. Kurt Erikson (archive footage)
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Anna Erikson (archive footage)
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Grant (archive footage)
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Prof. David Garrow (archive footage)
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Alice Garrow (archive footage)
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Dr. Jan Vanovech (archive footage)
Barbara Moore ...
Lisa Rogers (archive footage)
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Napoleon Solo and Illya Kuryakin have to investigate: Their colleague Robert Kingsley and Dr. Kurt Erikson have vanished. The chemist has discovered a gas making people will-less... Written by Volker Boehm

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U.N.C.L.E. agents Napoleon and Ilya in their most Thrilling Adventure !


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19 September 1968 (Mexico)  »

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Como Roubar o Mundo  »

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Trivia

The yacht Solo and Kuryakin land the helicopter on is the "Wild Goose', the yacht once owned by John Wayne. See more »

Goofs

Both Kuryakin (from U.N.C.L.E.) and Kingsley (the bad guy) have their own helicopters (Kingsley's has a large letter "K" on the front of the bubble). However, you can tell they used the same helicopter for both - both helicopters have the same aircraft registration number. See more »

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Follows The Spy in the Green Hat (1967) See more »

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Sutton Roley Directs The World
17 February 2015 | by See all my reviews

The men from UNCLE are at it again. This time attempting to stop Barry Sullivan and company from wrecking the world.

Fans of Irwin Allen TV shows such as Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea and Lost In Space should get blast out of this film. Sutton Roley directed some of the best Irwin Allen TV hours, including Voyage's The Phantom Strikes, and Roley brings his very unusual directing talents to How To Steal The World.

In UNCLE, Roley puts the camera under glass tables or above boats at sea. Or up close to the actors. Even without seeing the credits, I always knew when Roley was directing a 1960s TV hour.

He actually caused Irwin Allen a head ache or two when he opened up Voyage's submarine Seaview set (which was a no, no) so he could get the camera closer to faces of the crew.

Away from the director, How To Steal The World is a fine film and I don't really understand the negative reviews here.


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