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FX 18 (1964)

Agent Secret FX 18 (original title)
Secret agent FX-18 goes undercover to break up an espionage ring.

Director:

Maurice Cloche

Writers:

Paul Kenny (novel), Odette Cloche (scenario) (as O.M.C.) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ken Clark ... Francis Coplan - agent FX 18
Jany Clair Jany Clair ... Patricia
Jacques Dacqmine ... Le Vieux
Daniel Ceccaldi ... Noreau
Claude Cerval ... Barter
Margit Kocsis Margit Kocsis ... Lila Sari
Ramón Centenero Ramón Centenero ... Legay
Cristina Gaioni ... Arlette (as Cristina Gaïoni)
Amédée Doménech Amédée Doménech ... Fondane
Lucia Amram Lucia Amram
André Cagnard André Cagnard ... Le tueur
Roberto Camardiel ... Mazekia (as Camardiel)
Anselmo Cid Anselmo Cid ... Rodriguez
Guy Delorme Guy Delorme ... Lattina
Beni Deus ... Gunsson
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Secret agent FX-18 goes undercover to break up an espionage ring.

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eurospy | spy | based on novel | See All (3) »

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Country:

France | Italy | Spain

Language:

French

Release Date:

28 March 1964 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

FX 18 See more »

Filming Locations:

Corsica

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Italian censorship visa # 44825 delivered on 16-3-1965. See more »

Connections

Followed by Coplan (1989) See more »

Soundtracks

Copain Coplan
Lyrics by Michel Jourdan
Performed by Frank Alamo
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ça Cloche,Maurice!
17 December 2008 | by dbdumonteilSee all my reviews

The French producers ,noticing (it did not take'em long to notice),that James Bond was becoming a huge blockbuster ,began to look for a French counterpart:in the sixties,lots of movies were made :OSS 117,Coplan,Le Vicomte and more ,each one lousier than the one before (with the eventual exception of "Coplan Sauve Sa Peau" which was directed by Yves Boisset) Enter Maurice Cloche: needless to say,his previous career had nothing (and I mean nothing) to do with the spy thriller.He began his career in 1937 and there are only two good movies in his career :"Monsieur Vincent" and" Le Petit Chose" an acceptable adaptation of the Daudet novel.The rest of his movies are either Saint-Sulpician edifying works ("Un Missionnaire" ) or melodramas dealing with the prostitutes' plight,which put him in the same league as his colleague Leo Joannon for that matter.

What can be said for this first effort in the cloak and dagger field?(two more "works" were to follow ,in the same "vein" so to speak)There's a horrible song during the cast and credits (which is heard again at the end) performed by yeah yeah boy Frank Alamo called "Copain Coplan" ;a Z-movie actor who obviously does not speak French at all (anyone can't be Jodie Foster ,can they?),and who is dubbed in French Mediocre starlets ,who are not even that beautiful ,compared to Bond's girl's canon;an earnest FRench thespian,Daniel Ceccaldi,as the villain,who wish he weren't here;and a story the average viewer has seen one hundred times or more.


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