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Keep Your Fingers Crossed (1971)

Catch Me a Spy (original title)
Andrej (Kirk Douglas), a smuggler of microfilmed Russian manuscripts, uses the luggage of unsuspecting travelers to transport the contraband out of the country.

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Andrej
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Fabienne
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Sir Trevor Dawson
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Baxter Clarke
Patrick Mower ...
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Simone
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Webb
Sacha Pitoëff ...
Stefan
Richard Pearson ...
Haldane
Garfield Morgan ...
The Husband
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Victoria
Isabel Dean ...
Celia
Robin Parkinson ...
British Officer
Jonathan Cecil ...
British Attaché
Robert Raglan ...
Ambassador
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Andrej (Kirk Douglas), a smuggler of microfilmed Russian manuscripts, uses the luggage of unsuspecting travelers to transport the contraband out of the country.

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3 September 1971 (France)  »

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For its French release, Marlene Jobert was billed above Kirk Douglas. See more »

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Other than the fact that I hated this film....
13 February 2016 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

This terrible little film is clearly among the worst Kirk Douglas ever made. It's not as bad as "Saturn 3"...but what is?!

When the film begins, a couple in honeymooning in Bucharest (???). What they don't realize is that the guy working in the hotel is NOT an employee but a smuggler (Kirk Douglas). Because of his actions, the husband is arrested and his wife (Marlène Jobert) is left wondering what happened. Even though it makes no sense at all, she later ends up handcuffed with the smuggler and then on the run with him...and it's all supposed to be kooky and romantic. Well, to me it just comes off as annoying and nonsensical...and Jobert's voice often grated on me. The smuggler says at one point "...you are such a child"...and her voice does sometimes sound like one. Poorly written, poorly acted and boring.


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