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The Liquidator (1965)

Not Rated | | Action, Thriller, Crime | 28 October 1966 (USA)
Colonel Mostyn of the British Intelligence Service suspects there is a leak in his department and hires an American expatriate to eliminate various targets working for the Soviets.

Director:

Jack Cardiff

Writers:

John Gardner (novel), Peter Yeldham
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rod Taylor ... Boysie Oakes
Trevor Howard ... Colonel Mostyn
Jill St. John ... Iris MacIntosh
Wilfrid Hyde-White ... The Chief (as Wilfrid Hyde White)
David Tomlinson ... Quadrant
Akim Tamiroff ... Sheriek
Eric Sykes ... Griffen
Gabriella Licudi ... Corale
John Le Mesurier ... Chekhov
Derek Nimmo Derek Nimmo ... Fly
Jeremy Lloyd ... Male Secretary
Jennifer Jayne ... Janice Benedict
Heller Toren Heller Toren ... Benedict's Assistant
Betty McDowall ... Frances Anne Chandler
Jo Rowbottom Jo Rowbottom ... Betty
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Storyline

Colonel Mostyn is the chief of a section of the British Security Services when they are embarrassed by the number of spies and defections. The Chief tells him to do something about it so he hires Boys Oaks as Agent L - The Liquidator, to assassinate people about to cause trouble. Although Boys likes the cars and the girls that his new position attracts he's not any good at it. He's also got a phobia about flying that makes jetting off to exotic places a bit of an embarrassment. Written by Steve Crook <steve@brainstorm.co.uk>

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Right between the eyes is where it hits you . . . Boysie Oakes is DEADLIER than the most dangerous spy ! See more »


Certificate:

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 October 1966 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Liquidator See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color (Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The plane that Boysie lands at the end of the movie is a Vickers Valiant, a four-jet bomber once part of the Royal Air Force's nuclear bomber force in the 1950s and 1960s. See more »

Goofs

Dialogue refers to "cyanide" and "prussic acid" as separate entities. Prussic acid is hydrogen cyanide. See more »

Quotes

Colonel Mostyn: That Judas! The conceided, slippery, ungrateful, treacherous, strutting peacock! Overpaid, Over sexed and over there!
Martin, codename Fly: Your coffee, Sir.
Colonel Mostyn: Get out!
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Crazy Credits

A figure in a coat and hat stumbles through the opening credits. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

RAF March Past
(uncredited)
Music by H. Walford Davies
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Fun little romp if you like 60's movies
26 September 2019 | by mwara-83313See all my reviews

A decent 60's spy movie with Trevor Howard and Bond girl Jill St.John.

At about 1 hour 37 during airplane scene there is a UFO in the sky hovering not moving.


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