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The Spy Killer (1969)

Not Rated | | Action, Drama | TV Movie 11 November 1969
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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Consists of two episodes of the UK TV series "Journey to the Unknown" (1968): 'Poor Butterfly' (episode 1.6) and 'The Indian Spirit Guide' (episode 1.11).

Directors: Roy Ward Baker, Alan Gibson
Stars: Sebastian Cabot, Joan Crawford, Chad Everett
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Max
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Eleanor Summerfield ...
Mrs. Roberts
Lee Montague ...
Igor
Douglas Sheldon ...
Alworthy
Robert Russell ...
Police Sergeant
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Danielle
Harvey Hall
Donald Morley ...
Dunning
Kenneth J. Warren ...
Diaman
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Gar
Michael Segal
Douglas Blackwell
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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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11 November 1969 (USA)  »

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Agentinmetsästäjä  »

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Max: I can have you worked over, John. I'll have you worked over so hard that you'll forget how to walk.
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Followed by Foreign Exchange (1970) See more »

Soundtracks

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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