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12 February 1984 (USA) See more »
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An American adventurer and a sensuous singer...in a plot so deadly - the winner gets the world [USA theatrical] See more »
Plot:
Two Americans (Robert Wagner, Teri Garr) attempt to thwart a plot to kidnap the Duke of Windsor (John Standing) during a visit to Windsor. | Add synopsis »
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An Excellent Thriller! See more (1 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Robert Wagner ... Joe Jackson

Teri Garr ... Hannah Winter

Horst Janson ... Gen. Walter Schellenberg

John Standing ... Duke of Windsor

Barbara Parkins ... Duchess of Windsor
Marcel Bozzuffi ... Col. da Cunha
Jane Lapotaire ... Irene Neumann

Barry Foster ... Max Winter

Peter Egan ... Reinhard Heydrich
John Patrick ... Maj. Kleiber

Constantine Gregory ... Capt. Mohta
John Barron ... Sir Walbert Selby
Edmund Kente ... Lord Walter Monckton
Peter Woodthorpe ... Elric Becker
Lex van Delden ... Egger
Nicholas Courtney ... de Oliveira
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Gavin Asher ... Projectionist
Jean-Pierre Bagot ... Emil Durrer
Pierre Baton ... Johann Durrer

Anthony Calf ... Butterfly Man
Amadeu Caronho ... Maitre D'Hotel
Júlia Correia
Carlos César ... Barman
Maria da Fé ... Fado Singer
Pierre Londiche ... Priest
Luís Lucas

Fulton Mackay ... Hitler

Kevork Malikyan ... Vodras
Guida Maria
Stephen Moore ... Himmler
João Moura ... Bullfighter
Sylvia Rotter ... The Baroness
Annie Savarin
Laura Soveral ... Mrs. de Oliveira
Edgard Franco de Sá ... German Soldier (uncredited)
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Directed by
Clive Donner 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Jack Higgins  novel (as Harry Patterson)
Roger O. Hirson 

Produced by
António da Cunha Telles .... executive producer
Robert E. Fuisz .... executive producer
Thomas M.C. Johnston .... producer
Alfred R. Kelman .... producer
Marc Monnet .... producer
William F. Storke .... producer
 
Original Music by
Nick Bicât 
 
Cinematography by
Dennis C. Lewiston 
 
Film Editing by
Peter Tanner 
 
Art Direction by
Peter James 
 
Set Decoration by
Jasmim de Matos 
 
Makeup Department
Ana Lorena .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Hugo de Carvalho .... unit manager
Ginette Mejinsky .... unit manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Vincent Canaple .... second assistant director
José de Sá Caetano .... first assistant director
Claire Denis .... first assistant director
João Pinconé .... third assistant director
 
Sound Department
Bernard Bats .... sound mixer
Glenn Freemantle .... sound editor
Graham V. Hartstone .... sound re-recording mixer
Nicolas Le Messurier .... sound re-recording mixer
 
Visual Effects by
Craig Chandler .... optical effects
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Bill Geddes .... camera grip
Jason Lehel .... clapper loader
Alan Martin .... gaffer
João Pequeno .... grip
Mário Soares .... electrician
Jimmy Turrell .... camera operator (as James Turrell)
 
Music Department
Tony Britten .... musical director
Tony Britten .... composer: additional music (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Brigitte Faure .... production accountant
 

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115 min
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Robin Soans was interviewed for The Chaffeuer.See more »
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I Gotta Right to Sing the BluesSee more »

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6 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
An Excellent Thriller!, 27 June 2010
Author: John1986 from Antwerp, Belgium

A good film, with a lot of great actors (Robert Wagner, Teri Garr and Barbara Perkins.) The film has a good story, and the music is nice (by Nick Bicât). It's a film about a conspiracy to kidnap the Duke Of Windsor, in the year 1940. But a Nightclub singer (Teri Garr) discovers the plot, and with Joe Jackson (Robert Wagner) she tries to protect the Duke against the S.S. and Nazi-Germany.

The film has a nice story, which is based on the book "To Catch A King" by Harry "Jack Higgins" Patterson. The only thing i don't like is the ending.

Thanks for reading my review.

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