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The Girl Hunters (1963)

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 16 July 1964 (UK)
Legendary detective Mike Hammer has spent seven years in an alcoholic funk after the supposed death of his secretary, Velda. He is brought back to the land of the living by his old friendly enemy, police lieutenant Pat Chambers.

Director:

Roy Rowland

Writers:

Mickey Spillane (screenplay), Robert Fellows (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mickey Spillane ... Mike Hammer
Shirley Eaton ... Laura Knapp
Scott Peters Scott Peters ... Police Captain Pat Chambers
Guy Kingsley Poynter Guy Kingsley Poynter ... Dr. Larry Snyder
James Dyrenforth James Dyrenforth ... Bayliss Henry
Charles Farrell ... Joe Grissi
Kim Tracy Kim Tracy ... Nurse
Hy Gardner Hy Gardner ... Himself - the Columnist
Lloyd Nolan ... Federal Agent Arthur Rickerby
Benny Lee Benny Lee ... Nat Drutman
Murray Kash Murray Kash ... Richie Cole
Bill Nagy ... Georgie
Clive Endersby ... Duck-Duck
Ricardo Montez ... Skinny Guy (as Richard Montez)
Larry Cross ... Red Markham
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Legendary detective Mike Hammer has spent seven years in an alcoholic funk after the supposed death of his secretary, Velda. He is brought back to the land of the living by his old friendly enemy, police lieutenant Pat Chambers.

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Trapped in the quicksand of love...Caught up in a nightmare of murder and intrigue!


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Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 July 1964 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Cacciatori di donne See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK

Company Credits

Production Co:

Fellane See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono | Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

It was originally announced that this would be filmed in Dublin. See more »

Quotes

Mike Hammer: ...Rickety
Art Rickerby: That's Rickerby.
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Referenced in Full Metal Jacket (1987) See more »

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an unusual and quite excellent movie
30 December 2003 | by Richard HobbySee all my reviews

I must disagree with the previous reviewer, who had nothing good to say aboout this movie. The Girl Hunters is I agree unusual--but unusual in a good sense. The acting is excellent. The characters sound as one would imagine real DAs and real private eyes to sound. They don't sound like Robert Di Niro--but that is refreshing.

And the musical score is actually exceptionally lyrical and moving.

In some ways I like this movie even better than Kiss Me Deadly.

Each one gets an A- in my book.


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