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The count has stolen enough gold to cause a financial crisis in the world markets so I.C.E. sends in ace spy Matt Helm to stop him. As Matt works alone, the British send in Freya to aid ... See full summary »

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Fuji ...
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Guard (as Ted H. Jordan)
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The count has stolen enough gold to cause a financial crisis in the world markets so I.C.E. sends in ace spy Matt Helm to stop him. As Matt works alone, the British send in Freya to aid Matt, but it seems that Freya causes more problems than she solves. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

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Matt Helm gets it from the Wrecking Crew! See more »


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Rated PG for sensuality, violence and some language | See all certifications »
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25 December 1968 (Canada)  »

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The House of Seven Joys  »

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Trivia

Bruce Lee was the martial arts adviser for this film. He also was brought in to train and teach Sharon Tate with her martial arts scenes. See more »

Goofs

The film was shot during late 1968 and released in 1969. The American president appearing here is still suggested to be Lyndon Johnson (back of head, ears, voice, accent) although Richard Nixon had succeeded him. See more »

Quotes

Lola Medina: I've heard that you do... drink.
Matt Helm: Just call it a hobby.
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Coming Up Next The Ravagers See more »

Connections

Referenced in Once Upon a Body (1969) See more »

Soundtracks

My Melancholy Baby
Written by Ernie Burnett and lyrics by George A. Norton
(alternate lyrics)
Performed by Dean Martin
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love the campiness and fun of the series
29 July 2012 | by (chgo) – See all my reviews

Dean Martin's Matt Helm is always fun to watch. Definitely designed as PG male entertainment but I still love it. Recently saw all 4 movies again and I admit each still kept my attention as fun. The main female characters in these films maintained strong images for the times and it was great to see them. Some appeared in other 60's fun movies and maintained strong images. The 2 James Flint movies are also quirky fun but did not have strong women characters. I just noticed that in the Wrecking Crew - as Matt picks up his jacket to leave there is dust on the pink cushions around the jacket BUT not under it which shows a concern for detail by the film crew - kudos. The music is great !


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