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Sol Madrid (1968)

Approved | | Action, Crime | 7 February 1968 (USA)
Government agent Sol Madrid travels to Mexico with hooker Stacey to bring mobster Villanova and drug kingpin Dietrich to justice.

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Sol Madrid
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Stacey Woodward
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Emil Dietrich
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Jalisco
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Dano Villanova
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Harry Mitchell
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Capo Riccione
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Capt. Ortega
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Hood
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Scarpi
Robert Rockwell ...
Chief Danvers
Merritt Bohn ...
Refinery Engineer
Madge Cameron ...
Woman in Cantina
Shepherd Sanders ...
Cantina Operator
Henry A. Escalante ...
Dietrich Gunman
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Government agent Sol Madrid travels to Mexico with hooker Stacey to bring mobster Villanova and drug kingpin Dietrich to justice.

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He's the Only Cop Who Can Con the Mafia Out of $3,000,000 in Heroin! See more »

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Action | Crime

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7 February 1968 (USA)  »

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Was the last movie Oscar recipient Paul Lukas made. See more »

Quotes

Sol Madrid: Okay, get up and get dressed.
Stacey Woodward: What for?
Sol Madrid: We're going to Mexico.
Stacey Woodward: It's the middle of the night!
Sol Madrid: What's the matter? Aren't these your regular working hours?
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Featured in Lionpower from MGM (1967) See more »

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Would have made a good action/adventure series
18 June 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

David McCallum (Sol Madrid) filmed this movie in Mexico during the summer hiatus of The Man from U.N.C.L.E. in 1967 probably to capitalize on his great popularity in the TV series. From information here, it appears that the movie was not released until after The Man from U.N.C.L.E. was canceled in Jan. '68. I recently saw this film for the first time and enjoyed it very much. Great cast of actors who must have been under contract to MGM at the time, great scenery, good story, tight plot and good pacing. I really feel that MGM made a mistake in not making this into an action/adventure series of movies starring McCallum. Although tame by today's standards, maybe the film was considered too "adult" to be marketed to McCallum's teen fans or maybe it had to do with the timing of its release. Whatever the reason, I think MGM missed out and I would have really enjoyed more "Sol Madrid, Interpol cop" movies.


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