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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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Storyline

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 Is Alive And Well And Swinging In Copenhagen--So Far! 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)  »

Also Known As:

The House of Seven Joys  »

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Trivia

Columbia production number 8869. See more »

Goofs

In the final fight scene on the train, a trap door opens up on the floor of the locomotive and we see the ground beneath rush by. However, no railroad ties are visible. The "ground" is very likely just a treadmill belt. See more »

Quotes

Count Massimo Contini: In our civilized business, this is the traditional time to offer you a cigarette or some liquid refreshment, perhaps. But since we are professional people on limiting time schedules, I suggest that we dispense with such amenities.
Matt Helm: Oh, no, let's not dispense with any of those things.
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Connections

Referenced in The Six Degrees of Helter Skelter (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

Anniversary Song
Written by Iosif Ivanovici and English version by Al Jolson and Saul Chaplin
(alternate lyrics)
Performed by Dean Martin
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Sharon steals the show in best of the Helms
27 September 2000 | by (ny,ny) – See all my reviews

The best of the four Matt Helm films featuring the most entertaining plot, and the greatest number of beautiful women.Dean is funny as hell as usual, but it's Sharon's film all the way. Revealing a naturally funny comic ability, Sharon is an adorable doll, clad in unbecoming clothes and non-flattering eye glasses, before revealing the legendary Tate beauty in the memorable final scene. This film, along with Valley of the Dolls, revels the enormous potential of the tragic beauty.All in all, a good show.


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