The Spy Killer (1969)

TV Movie  |  Not Rated  |   |  Action, Drama  |  11 November 1969 (USA)
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A one-time secret agent is blackmailed by his former boss back into a life hhe thought he left for good.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Eleanor Summerfield ...
Mrs. Roberts
Lee Montague ...
Douglas Sheldon ...
Robert Russell ...
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Harvey Hall
Donald Morley ...
Kenneth J. Warren ...
Michael Segal
Timothy Bateson
Douglas Blackwell


A one-time secret agent is blackmailed by his former boss back into a life hhe thought he left for good.

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11 November 1969 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Agentinmetsästäjä  »

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Max: [to John Smith] Inspector Diaman would just love to get his hands on you.
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Followed by Foreign Exchange (1970) See more »


Born Beneath A Star
Music by Johnny Pearson
Lyrics by Tony Colton
Sung by John Rowles
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Taut and twisty
6 March 2000 | by (Buffalo, TX, USA) – See all my reviews

Robert Horton, perhaps best remembered as Ward Bond's scout in the early years of the western TV series "Wagon Train," stars in this espionage drama about an ex-agent whose former boss won't let go. John Smith (Horton) is trying to make a living as a London private investigator and have a happy relationship with his girlfriend, a high fashion model (Jill St. John), who knows nothing about his previous employment. When Smith's ex-boss Max (Sebastian Cabot) has a sticky problem, he manipulates Smith into getting involved against his (Smith's) better judgment. Settle in to your chair and be prepared to pay close attention, because if you don't, you could be lost at any one of several plot twists, courtesy of novelist/scripter Jimmy Sangster. It is well worth the effort, though, especially if you like your spies more like George Smiley than James Bond.

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