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Bang! Bang! You're Dead! (1966)

Our Man in Marrakesh (original title)
One of six travellers who catch the bus from Casablanca airport to Marrakesh is carrying $2 million to pay a local operator to fix United Nations votes. But which one?

Director:

Don Sharp

Writers:

Harry Alan Towers (original story) (as Peter Welbeck), Peter Yeldham (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tony Randall ... Andrew Jessel
Senta Berger ... Kyra Stanovy
Herbert Lom ... Mr. Casimir
Wilfrid Hyde-White ... Arthur Fairbrother (as Wilfred Hyde White)
Terry-Thomas ... El Caid
Grégoire Aslan ... Achmed (as Gregoire Aslan)
John Le Mesurier ... George C. Lillywhite
Klaus Kinski ... Jonquil
Margaret Lee ... Samia Voss
Emile Stemmler Emile Stemmler ... Hotel Clerk (as Emil Stemmler)
Helen Sanguinetti Helen Sanguinetti ... Madame Bouseny (as Helen Sanguineti)
Francisco Sánchez ... Martinez (as Sanchez Francisco)
William Sanguinetti William Sanguinetti ... Police Chief (as William Sanguineti)
Hassan Essakali Hassan Essakali ... Motor Cycle Policeman
Keith Peacock Keith Peacock ... Philippe
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Storyline

One of six travellers who catch the bus from Casablanca airport to Marrakesh is carrying $2 million to pay a local operator to fix United Nations votes. But which one? Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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Comedy

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Details

Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

August 1966 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bang Bang! See more »

Filming Locations:

Marrakech, Morocco

Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor) (uncredited)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The picture has a number of titles in English-speaking territories that include "Bang, Bang, Bang! Marrakesh"; "I Spy You Spy"; "Marrakesh"; "Bang Bang!"; "Our Man in Marrakesh"; and "Bang! Bang! Your Dead!'." See more »

Goofs

After the rooftop chase, there is a street scene in which Senta Berger is surprised by a would-be assailant. As she backs away from him, extras behind her are standing motionless. After appearing to be told to move, they begin walking. See more »

Quotes

Mr. Casimir: Tonight I hope to hear the three most beautiful words in the English language.
Samia Voss: "I". "Love". "You".
Mr. Casimir: No. "Two million dollars".
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Soundtracks

The Eton Boating Song
(uncredited)
Lyrics by William Johnson and music by Algernon Drummond
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Failed Hitchcock imitation at least has a jaunty Randall and scintillating Berger...
4 November 2014 | by moonspinner55See all my reviews

British-made film (released under a variety of different titles around the world) concerns an American hotel-builder, newly-arrived in Morocco, who becomes involved in a $2M plot to change votes at the United Nations. Despite poster art designed to look like a spy spoof (with Randall an unlikely substitute for James Bond), this minor, droll offering is more in keeping with the latter-day Hitchcock films ("North by Northwest", in particular), with the dryly-resolved star getting deeper into hot water with every plot turn. Senta Berger is a very attractive mystery woman, and she matches up surprisingly well with Randall (grounded and more affable than usual), but the supporting cast of old pros is never given anything especially exciting to do. Director Don Sharp, working from a wayward, rudderless screenplay by Peter Yeldham, does decent work, yet the finale is confusing instead of suspenseful, and the overall air of familiarity is wearing. ** from ****


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