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Assignment K (1968)

Philip Scott, head of a successful toy company, is also secretly the head of a British spy unit. When his cover is blown, enemy agents kidnap his girlfriend to force him to reveal the ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Philip Scott
... Toni Peters
... Harris
... Smith
... Paul Spiegler
... Hal
... Martine
... Inspector (as Carl Moehner)
... Erika Herschel
... Kramer
Dieter Geissler ... Kurt
... George
... Dr. Spiegler
David Healy ... David
Ursula Howells ... Estelle
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Philip Scott, head of a successful toy company, is also secretly the head of a British spy unit. When his cover is blown, enemy agents kidnap his girlfriend to force him to reveal the identities of his operatives. Written by Daniel Frankham <danielf@wantree.com.au>

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A Mission That Follows Its Rules to the Letter...K for Kill See more »


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Worth watching (spoiler)
10 September 2014 | by See all my reviews

It has zippy music, attractive locations and Camilla Sparv as an affable boytoy, but that world is not enough. Hits all the action man buttons of the 60s, race car driver, MI6, spy, playboy, and on. But he's not Bond and not Harry Palmer, and therein lies the problem.

Stephen Boyd miscast so the tone of the movie was not dark enough to sustain strong interest. The ending was good as she plays both Scott and Harris off each other and gets both of them, and her cohorts, out of the spy game. A better script would have concealed then revealed complex betrayals and alliances and, perhaps, who Sparv really worked for and to what purpose. Forty or so years later Casino Royale got it right.


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