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Agent 38-24-36 (1964)

Une ravissante idiote (original title)
A Russian spy is supposed by the British Secret Service to steal some faked orders, but he is to stupid to succeed. His girlfriend tries to help him, but it seems he is to foolish to succeed.

Director:

Édouard Molinaro

Writers:

François Billetdoux (screenplay), Charles Exbrayat (novel) | 5 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Brigitte Bardot ... Penelope 'Penny' Lightfeather
Anthony Perkins ... Harry Compton / Nicolas Sergueievitch Miloukne
Grégoire Aslan ... Bagda
Jean-Marc Tennberg Jean-Marc Tennberg ... Inspector Cartwright
Hans Verner Hans Verner ... Donald Farrington
Jacques Monod Jacques Monod ... Surgeon - the chauffeur
Hélène Dieudonné ... Mamie
Charles Millot Charles Millot ... Fedor Alexandrovitch Balaniev
Jacques Hilling Jacques Hilling ... Le Lord-Admiral
Paul Demange ... Le directeur de la banque
Frederica Layne Frederica Layne ... Maud Smith (as Fredrika Layne)
Annick Allières Annick Allières ... Eléonore - la serveuse du Lion's
Dominique Page Dominique Page ... Rosemary
Robert Murzeau Robert Murzeau ... Clément
Jacques Dynam ... Le sergent de police
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Storyline

Harry Compton, a naive young man, is dismissed by the bank in which he worked. Desperately in need of a job, he agrees to become a Soviet spy. Assigned with the mission to steal the "Avalanche" secret file from Sir Dumfrey, he gets to know Penny, a ravishing but somewhat dumb dressmaker. The young woman spontaneously offers to help Harry in his actions. But they are pursued by bad luck. What's more, they keep accumulating blunders. To make matters worse, the MI6 has learned of the operation... Written by Guy Bellinger

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Normally spies are a cold-blooded breed... but not agent 0038-24-36!... See more »

Genres:

Comedy

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Country:

France | Italy

Language:

French

Release Date:

13 March 1964 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Agent 38-24-36 See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Sound)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Italian censorship visa # 42464 delivered on 7-3-1964. See more »

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Referenced in Carnaby, M.D. (1966) See more »

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Not One of Perkins' Better Films
9 March 2002 | by mistermycroftSee all my reviews

Arguably the worst Tony Perkins' film that he did prior to the 1980s, this "comedy" in which he plays a bumbling spy trying to retrieve a file for the Russians concerning NATO military tactics, with the help of Bardot, is neither funny nor interesting. Don't bother with it.


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