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The One Eyed Soldiers (1966)

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In Nassaum, a border town in an intrigue-infested Central European republic, the body of Dr. Charles Berens, Chief of the United Nations Medical Relief Organization, is seen hurtling from ... See full summary »

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Harold Schmidt / Zavo
Andrew Faulds ...
Colonel Ferrer
Mile Avramovic ...
Antonio Caporelli the Dwarf
Mirko Boman ...
The Mute
Bozidar Drnic ...
Dr. Charles Berens (as Boza Drnic)
Dusan Tadic ...
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Milan Bosiljcic ...
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Dragan Nikolic ...
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Zvonko Jovcic ...
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Slavoljub Plavsic-Zvonce ...
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Predrag Milinkovic ...
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Milutin Mirkovic ...
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In Nassaum, a border town in an intrigue-infested Central European republic, the body of Dr. Charles Berens, Chief of the United Nations Medical Relief Organization, is seen hurtling from the lofty parapet of an ancient church. He has chosen death rather than capitulate to his murderous pursuers. Police chief Colonel Ferrer arrives in time to hear the dying Berens gasp" "July the 18th! The One Eyed Soldiers." Unaware he has heard the words that are the key to the location of a fabulous hidden treasure, Ferrer returns to his headquarters. The pursuit and death of Berens has been observed by The Fat Man/Harold Schmidt with more than passing interest, and begins a series of chilling events involving many people. One of them is Beren's daughter, Gava, because "the key" was meant to be passed to her, and another is American newspaperman Richard Owen, an innocent bystander, who gets caught up in the search and intrigue. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Inferior 60s Thriller Reeks Of The Rankest European Rot
7 September 2011 | by (New Zealand) – See all my reviews

If nothing else, The One-Eyed Soldiers, which featured plenty of mediocrity on all levels, was at least good for a few unintentional laughs. Yeah. Thank goodness for that.

The truth of the matter is, The One-Eyed Soldiers' story was so predictably stale that at times it bordered dangerously close to the very brink of downright boringness. It's true.

A lot of this film's problems lay in the pitiful performances given by its 2 starring leads, Dale Robertson (the now pudgy movie heart-throb of the 1950s) and Luciana Paluzzi (the marginally glamorous, but totally talentless Italian actress).

Robertson, who played the arrogant American news-reporter, Richard Owen, looked far too bloated and bored to be at all convincing in his role as a supposedly suave, globe-trotting journalist.

And, with that in mind, I honestly can't say that Paluzzi fared much better than Robertson did in her role as Gava Berens, daughter of the murdered UN Medical Relief Organizer, Dr. Charles Berens.

From my perspective, Paluzzi was, without question, one of the most preposterous femmes fatales to ever grace the silver screen. I mean, there she was one minute all big and brave, confidently brandishing a revolver and ordering people around like it was nobody's business, and then in the very next moment she was literally cowering away like a total wimp behind her big, brave protector, Owen. Sheesh! Like, give me a break, already!

Unfortunately, with these 2 B-Grade actors starring as the leads, that automatically designated them as the only option for on-screen lovers. And when that magic-moment finally arrived for their first big "movie-kiss", it was such a dreary event to behold that it all but destroyed what was left of this film's already flimsy chance at survival, big time. I mean, this less-than-magic-moment was about as thrilling to watch as viewing a pair of slimy slugs lazily going at it during mating season. Like, talk about "yuk" to the max.

Anyways - The One-Eyed Soldiers' story concerned the events the quickly followed after a dying man passes along a cryptic message about the whereabouts of an incredible hidden treasure, amounting to the fantastic sum of $15 million.


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