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The 21 Carat Snatch (1971)
"Popsy Pop" (original title)

PG  |   |  Crime, Drama  |  March 1974 (USA)
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Popsy Pop
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Inspector Silva
Henri Charrière ...
Marcou
Georges Aminel ...
Papa Legba
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Freddy
Marc Mazza ...
Tormenta
Roberto Garcia
Marco Chacin
Mayra Chardiet ...
Blond Woman Off Boat
Mireilla Delgado
Alfredo Joss
Mario Brito 'Lotario' ...
Guard with Rifle (as Lotario)
Boris Chacon
Carlos Guerrero
Cesar Ascanio ...
El Chino
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POPSY POP (Jean Herman, 1971) **1/2
8 March 2007 | by (Naxxar, Malta) – See all my reviews

Mildly enjoyable international caper, very typical of its period and mainly notable – if at all – for its eccentric setting (a South American diamond mining-town), casting (Henri Charriere of "Papillon" fame as the gang boss, Stanley Baker's graduating from criminal in ROBBERY [1967] to inspector and Claudia Cardinale as a beautiful but duplicitous chanteuse nicknamed "Popsy Pop") and plot situations (the film is as much about the diamond theft and subsequent chase as the settling of a score – of the romantic type – involving the three principals); equally to the fore, especially during the narrative's first half, is the vivid local color.

Another Jean Herman film which often plays on late-night Italian TV but I've yet to catch is the gangster thriller FAREWELL, FRIEND (1968) which basically hinges on the potentially dynamic star combo of Alain Delon and Charles Bronson.


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