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Darker Than Amber (1970)

Professional beach bum and 'knight errant' Travis McGee goes up against psychotic body-builder Terry Bartell. McGee pulls out all the stops when he joins a Carribean cruise to bring the killer to justice.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Travis McGee
... Meyer
... Vangie / Merrimay
... Del (as Anna Capri)
... Terry
... Noreen
... Griff
... Alabama Tigress
... Burk
Oswaldo Calvo ... Manuel
Sherry Faber ... Nina
Marcia Knight ... Landlady
James H. Frysinger ... Dewey Powell
Harry A. Wood ... Judson
Jack Nagle ... Farnsworth
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Professional beach bum and 'knight errant' Travis McGee goes up against psychotic body-builder Terry Bartell. McGee pulls out all the stops when he joins a Carribean cruise to bring the killer to justice.

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Travis McGee is having a conference with one of his clients. Business as usual.


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28 September 1970 (Sweden)  »

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La loi du talion  »

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Trivia

Robert Clouse was chosen to be the director of Enter the Dragon (1973) after Bruce Lee watched the choreographed fight scene turn into a real fight on screen between Rod Taylor and William Smith. See more »

Goofs

McGee's Rolls Royce, Miss Agnes, is a British car. It even has a European license plate. But since McGee no doubt registered the car in Florida, the plate is out of place. See more »

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Referenced in Siskel & Ebert: Remembering Gene Siskel (1999) See more »

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Vangie's Theme
Written by Chip Taylor and John Carl Parker (as John Parker)
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Only rental copy available is an edited TV version.
11 September 2002 | by See all my reviews

I saw this movie 30 years and the memory of the Climatic fight is still in my memory banks. Probably because I went back to see it with my friends. Nowadays fights scene like this are commonplace, but back then this fights only close comparison was Bond's fight in From russia with love. I rented it about five years ago and was disappointed to find that it was an edited tv version with the best scenes cut. A restored version of this movie is a time capsule of Florida, fighting and Females in the late 60's. And a darn good yarn.


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