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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 the world of espionage which he had intended to leave permanently.

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Max
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Eleanor Summerfield ...
Mrs. Roberts
Lee Montague ...
Igor
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Alworthy
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Police Sergeant
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Danielle
Harvey Hall
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Dunning
Kenneth J. Warren ...
Diaman
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Douglas Blackwell
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A one-time secret agent is blackmailed by his former boss back into the world of espionage which he had intended to leave permanently.

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Action | Drama

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11 November 1969 (USA)  »

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Agentinmetsästäjä  »

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Quotes

Mary Harper: What are you up to?
John Smith: You, as soon as you're drunk enough.
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Connections

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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