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Darker Than Amber (1970)

R  |   |  Action, Drama, Mystery  |  28 September 1970 (Sweden)
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Professional beach bum and 'knight errant' Travis McGee goes up against psychotic body-builder Terry Bartell. McGee pulls out all the stops when he joins a Carribean cruise to bring the killer to justice.

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Meyer
Suzy Kendall ...
Vangie / Merrimay
Ahna Capri ...
Del (as Anna Capri)
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Janet MacLachlan ...
Noreen
Robert Phillips ...
Griff
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Alabama Tigress
James Booth ...
Burk
Oswaldo Calvo ...
Manuel
Sherry Faber ...
Nina
Marcia Knight ...
Landlady
James H. Frysinger ...
Dewey Powell
Harry A. Wood ...
Judson
Jack Nagle ...
Farnsworth
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Professional beach bum and 'knight errant' Travis McGee goes up against psychotic body-builder Terry Bartell. McGee pulls out all the stops when he joins a Carribean cruise to bring the killer to justice.

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Travis McGee is having a conference with one of his clients. Business as usual.


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La loi du talion  »

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After viewing the film for the first time, author John D. MacDonald wrote, "I was so convinced it would be utterly rotten, that I was pleased to find it only semi-rotten." See more »

Goofs

McGee's Rolls Royce, Miss Agnes, is a British car. It even has a European license plate. But since McGee no doubt registered the car in Florida, the plate is out of place. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Blue Nude (1977) See more »

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Vangie's Theme
Written by Chip Taylor and John Carl Parker (as John Parker)
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great film with one of the best fight s evaer seen.
30 July 2002 | by (new jersey) – See all my reviews

A great detective film. The usually underrated Rod Taylor gives a gripping performance, holding his own against scene stealer William Smith. The ending features one of the greatest fight scenes ever filmed involving ,basically, only two men. I was not too framiliar with Travis McGee before this film but have since become a fan. And Suzy Kendall is always fun to look at


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