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The Six Million Dollar Man: The Solid Gold Kidnapping (1973)

A criminal organization known as OSO specializes in kidnapping high ranking U.S. representatives. Although Steve Austin has already thwarted one of their kidnappings, he is unable to stop ... See full summary »

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Julian Peck
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Chairman of the Board
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Contessa DeRojas
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William Henry Cameron
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Ambassador Scott
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A criminal organization known as OSO specializes in kidnapping high ranking U.S. representatives. Although Steve Austin has already thwarted one of their kidnappings, he is unable to stop them from grabbing William Henry Cameron right from under OSI's nose. OSO demands one million dollars in gold and Oscar Goldman takes the opportunity to try and lure them out into the open. Meanwhile, Steve accompanies Dr. Erica Bergner, who is testing a new method of brain transferal in order to find out where Cameron is being kept. Written by Il Tesoro

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Note: this may only apply to the re-edited 2-episode syndicated version as the reviewer has not seen the original TV movie. During at least 2 early scenes - the briefing aboard the tanker and again when Oscar briefs Steve in his office, the dialog heard does not match the mouth movements of the actors. See more »

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Oscar Goldman: Steve, officially, you're one of the thousands of men looking for William Cameron.
Col. Steve Austin: And?
Oscar Goldman: Unofficially, you're my billion to one shot.
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Follows The Six Million Dollar Man (1973) See more »

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Six Million Dollar Man
Words and Music by Glen A. Larson (as Glen Larson)
Sung by Dusty Springfield
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no use of the typical bionic effects
21 April 2012 | by (Midian) – See all my reviews

The third flick about Steve Austin just before the series started. Where the second flick made use of the bionic sound here it is again left out. Even the slow motion parts when he uses his bionic powers are left out. For me this third flick moved way from the series. Also still no sign of the use of his bionic eye.

What annoyed me the most was the editing. It is clearly to see that this version available in the box of series volume 1 is re-edited but really worse. You can see their mouths move while they say nothing or you could easily see that sometimes voices where overdubbed. And the weird close-ups of Steve Austin and others are so strange. They doesn't offer anything, they even used some freezes of eyes to include while listening.

Still, the script itself is okay with again an James Bond look-a-like macho Austin with a bit of comedy. I was more into the second flick but this is also worth watching. Almost 40 years old and still standing were so many other series from way back in time failed to survive.

All characters are the same as in the second flick, even the actors are the same.

Gore 0/5 Nudity 0/5 Effects 2/5 Story 3/5 Comedy 1/5


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