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No. 1 of the Secret Service (1970)

 -  Action | Comedy  -  April 1978 (UK)
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No. 1 is fearless, irrestible, and licensed to kill. No. 1 is assigned to capture a madman killing international financiers. Before getting the bad guy, No. 1 encounters mercenaries from ... See full summary »

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Loveday's Girl
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Katya Wyeth ...
Miss Martin
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Oliver MacGreevy ...
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No. 1 is fearless, irrestible, and licensed to kill. No. 1 is assigned to capture a madman killing international financiers. Before getting the bad guy, No. 1 encounters mercenaries from the evil organization K.R.A.S.H. (Killing, Rape, Arson, Slaughter, and Hit). Written by Fryingham

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April 1978 (UK)  »

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Tell the Other Guy to Move Over! I'm Number One.  »

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The criminal organization's acronym name KRASH stands for "Killing, Rape, Arson, Slaughter, and Hit" and is a parody of the Soviet counter-intelligence organization SMERSH, which was used by James Bond creator by Ian Fleming. See more »

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No. 1: Well, at least he had guts.
Arthur Loveday: Yes. And there all over the deck.
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Followed by Number One Gun (1990) See more »

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Givin' It Plenty
Written and sung by Simon Bell
Record Produced by Gas Productions
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Look up! Look Down! Look Out - this certainly isn't James Bond!
22 October 1998 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

Director Lindsay Shonteff has been responsible for some of the worst abortions in British cinema history, as anyone who has seen his indescribable 'Big Zapper' will testify. He had already tried to spoof the Bond genre in the mid-sixties, but his cheapjack product hadn't cut it against 'Thunderball'.

With Roger Moore firmly established as the 'new' Bond in 'The Spy Who Loved Me', Shonteff obviously decided to try again. Casting ex-Witchfinder General Star Nicky Henson as a rather tepid Secret Agent was the closest he came to a good idea: he spoofs the Moore Bond very well, and forces the question as to whether he may have been a more satisfactory Simon Templar in 'Return of the Saint'.

In a nod to 'The Ipcress File', Sue Lloyd pops up (though not out) and says a few lines. Also present are 'Spy Who Loved Me' actors Geoffrey Keen and Milton Reid: their presence hardly enlivens the film, but at least they are familiar faces.

On that subject, 2 interesting British horror film starlets can be seen: 'Theatre of Death' actress Jenny Till and Hammer queen Katya Wyeth. Both have since disappeared.

Cheap explosions, lousy dialogue and not very special effects all wear the viewer down, but the diverting script, amusing playing and superbly corny music keep the interest (if not the British End) up.


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