The Hagars (Fritz Weaver and Hazel Court), a married couple, collect money for charity, but keep it for themselves in the form of platinum bars they keep hidden under their pool table. Phelps and his "Impossible Mission Force" must retrieve the platinum and put an end to the Hagars' scam once and for all. Written by
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In the final pursuit, both cars are shown driving on the left side of the road, even though both Italy and France are right-hand rule countries (and were in the 1960s). The cars themselves, as well as the truck Barney drives, are configured for right-hand rule driving, with the steering wheel on the left (although Phelps' car has a Mercedes-Benz logo on the trunk, its speedometer is calibrated in mph, not kph). See more
Barney and Rollin could not have picked up $2 million worth of platinum. Platinum, in 1967 was approximately $160 per troy oz. $2 million worth of platinum would weigh 857 pounds. However, the volume would be only about .64 cubic feet as a cubic foot of platinum is 1340 pounds. This would be a cube about 7.4 inches per side. See more
Person on Tape
Good morning, Mr. Phelps. The man you are looking at is Eric Hagar who, for years, has collected vast sums of money for charities, most of which he keeps for himself. He steals from the sick, the hungry, the destitute. Hagar's partner in these despicable activities is his wife, Catherine. The latest fraud of the Hagars is the collection of a million dollars, which is supposed to build a new hospital wing. To get this money, they have invited a group of millionaires to spend the weekend on their...