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Kommissar X - Drei gelbe Katzen (1966)

Not Rated | | Action, Adventure | April 1966 (Austria)
(1967) Tony Kendall, Brad Harris. Two Yanks are hired to protect a rich lady from a sinister underworld group. Lots of jungle thrills, martial arts, ancient temples, huge explosions, & even... See full summary »

Directors:

Rudolf Zehetgruber, Gianfranco Parolini (uncredited)

Writers:

Rudolf Zehetgruber (screenplay), Paul Alfred Müller (based on a novel by) (as Bert F. Island)
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Complete credited cast:
Tony Kendall ... Jo Louis Walker / 'Kommissar X'
Brad Harris ... Capt. Tom Rowland
Ann Smyrner ... Babs Lincoln
Dan Vadis ... King
Siegfried Rauch ... Nitro
H.D. Kulatunga H.D. Kulatunga ... Sunny (as H.D. Kalatunga)
Michèle Mahaut Michèle Mahaut ... Michèle
Philippe Lemaire ... Philip Dawson
Erno Crisa ... Baker (as Erno Grisa)
A. Jayarati A. Jayarati ... Insp. DaSilva (as A. Jayaratna)
Rudolf Zehetgruber Rudolf Zehetgruber ... Barrett (as Rolf Zehett)
Theo Maria Werner Theo Maria Werner ... Geldbote (as Werner Hauff)
Paul Beckmann Paul Beckmann ... Rogers (as Paul Eeckmann)
Joe Abey Joe Abey ... Insp. Khamar
Chandrika 'Champa' Liyanage Chandrika 'Champa' Liyanage ... Photographer Champa (as Chandrika Liyanage)
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(1967) Tony Kendall, Brad Harris. Two Yanks are hired to protect a rich lady from a sinister underworld group. Lots of jungle thrills, martial arts, ancient temples, huge explosions, & even sci-fi elements. Watch for Harris' great karate fight inside a crumbling temple, surrounded by masked members of an ancient sect. A cross between James Bond and Indiana Jones. 16mm. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Action | Adventure

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Trivia

Actress Ann Smyrner was confined to bed for a week while shooting in Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) after she contracted blood poisoning. See more »

Soundtracks

Joe Walker
Song by Bobby Guitecha
Sung by Angelina Monti
Published by Ariola Eurodisc
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Somewhat Drab and Confusing
4 May 2017 | by Uriah43See all my reviews

From what I gather this is the second film in the "Kommissar X" series and takes place in Sri Lanka with several thugs from a criminal gang known as "the Golden Cats" attempting to kidnap a wealthy woman named "Babs Lincoln" (Ann Smyrner) and hold her for a ransom of $1 million. Although she manages to escape one of her assistants is killed and an American police officer named "Captain Tom Rowland" (Brad Harris) is sent by the United States government to investigate. Additionally, since her father is one of the wealthiest men in America, a private detective named "Joe Walker" (Tony Kendall) is also sent to act as her bodyguard. Naturally, since both Joe Walker and Captain Rowland present an impediment to their plans, the Golden Cats have an assortment of methods-which includes the use of karate, vials of nitroglycerin and bacteriological agents-at their disposal to eliminate them. Now rather than reveal any more I will just say that this film certainly had potential but the rather unstructured direction caused it to seem somewhat drab and confusing. To be sure, the exotic location of Sri Lanka and the presence of both Michele Mahaut (as "Michele") and Ann Smyrner helped to enhance the scenery--but other than that there really wasn't much here for me to rank this film any higher than I have. Average.


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Country:

Austria | France | Italy

Language:

German

Release Date:

April 1966 (Austria) See more »

Also Known As:

Death Is Nimble, Death Is Quick See more »

Filming Locations:

Katukurunda airfield, Sri Lanka See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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