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Die Slowly, You’ll Enjoy It More (1967)


DIE  SLOWLY, YOU’LL ENJOY IT MORE (1967)


Mister Dynamit – Morgen küßt euch der Tod (original title)

aka Spy Today, Die Tomorrow

1967 West Germany | Austria | Italy | Spain
Direction: Franz Josef Gottlieb
Actors: Lex Barker, Maria Perschy, Amedeo Nazzari

Millionaire Baretti pays a gang to rob an atomic bomb from an American silo, and then blackmails the USA Government for a huge amount of money. German secret service (BND) agent ‘Dynamite’ will use his fists, guns and more in a violent bomb chase. In the end, Barelli’s accomplices are dead or arrested, but he escapes unmolested, while Mr. Dynamite spends time in a Mediterranean resort with a lovely woman.


DIE  SLOWLY, YOU’LL ENJOY IT MORE (1967) INTRO


 


Music: Gianni Marchetti, Armando Trovajoli
Cinematography: Juan Gelpí, Siegfried Hold
Edited by: Gisa Radicchi Levi, Liliana Serra
Art Direction: Juan Alberto Soler
Production companies:

  • Parnass Film
  • Discobolo Film
  • Teide P.C.

Running time: 108 minutes

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Seven Golden Men (1965)


SEVEN GOLDEN MEN (1965)


7 uomini d’oro (original title)

1966 Italy | France | Spain
Direction: Marco Vicario
Actors: Rossana Podestà, Philippe Leroy, Gastone Moschin

A professor of crime (Philippe Leroy), his mistress (Rossana Podesta) and their gang plan to steal tons of gold from a Swiss bank.


SEVEN GOLDEN MEN (1965) FULL MOVIE



Music: Armando Trovajoli
Cinematography: Ennio Guarnieri
Edited by: Roberto Cinquini, Pedro del Rey
Production Design: Jaime Pérez Cubero
Art Direction: Arrigo Equini, Piero Poletto
Set Decoration: Dario Micheli
Costume Design: Gaia Romanini Carlo Egidi, Jaime Pérez Cubero
Production companies:

  • As Films Producción
  • Atlantica Cinematografica Produzione Films
  • Paris Union Films

Running time: 95 minutes

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Seven Golden Men Strike Again (1966)


SEVEN GOLDEN MEN STRIKE AGAIN (1966)


Il grande colpo dei 7 uomini d’oro (original title)

1966 Italy | France | Spain
Direction: Marco Vicario
Actors: Philippe Leroy, Rossana Podestà, Gastone Moschin

The Professor (Leroy) and his men are captured by U.S. agents during an attempted train robbery. To avoid jail, they must kidnap a Latin dictator. The film is filled with cool sci-fi gadgets, including flying jetpacks. Austin Powers would love this fast moving, groovy sci-fi intrigue thriller.

Seven Golden Men Strike Again (the sequel to Seven Golden Men) is mostly remembered for stealing Green Arrow’s boxing glove arrow gimmick and modifying it to be used with a bazooka.

It is also remembered for such suspenseful spy moments such as when the professor in charge of things repeatedly broadcasts his burps to his sexy assistant’s speaker-broach in an effort to prevent her from getting hot and heavy with the Latin American dictator she’s trying to seduce as part of a plot to kidnap him.

There’s also the incident where the Professor plays some funky music over the ship’s radio as part of his getaway plan which causes the sailors on other ships who hear it to do some simple dance steps. Clearly, the world of mid 1960s Italian espionage cinema was one where thinking outside the box was as routine as using giant electromagnets on a submarine to hijack a large freighter loaded down with Russian gold!”

Check out the full review by Monster Hunter.


SEVEN GOLDEN MEN STRIKE AGAIN (1966) TRAILER



SEVEN GOLDEN MEN STRIKE AGAIN (1966) POSTERS



Music: Armando Trovajoli
Cinematography: Ennio Guarnieri
Edited by: Nino Baragli, María Ana Roca
Production Design: Carlo Egidi, Jaime Pérez Cubero
Art Direction: Arrigo Equini, Piero Poletto
Set Decoration: Francesco Bronzi
Costume Design: Gaia Romanini
Production companies:

  • Atlantica Cinematografica Produzione Films
  • Estela Films
  • Franco London Films

Running time: 97 minutes

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077: Espionage in Tangiers (1965)


ESPIONAGE IN TANGIERS (1965)


Marc Mato, agente S. 077 (original title)

1965 Italy | Spain
Direction: Gregg G. Tallas
Actors: Luis Dávila, José Greci, Perla Cristal

When a professor’s powerful invention, a molecular disintegration weapon (Death Ray) is stolen, it’s up to super cool agent 077 Mike Murphy to retrieve the dangerous tool and take care of the potential evildoers.


Secret Agent 077 was officially a trilogy of Eurospy films with Ken Clark as Dick Malloy. However “077” was used on posters or advertising of several other Eurospy films with little or no relationship to each other perhaps to exploit the audience’s knowledge of 007.

OFFICIAL ENTRIES:

• Agent 077 – Mission Bloody Mary (1965) starring Ken Clark
• Agent 077 From the Orient with Fury (1965) starring Ken Clark
• Special Mission Lady Chaplin (1966) starring Ken Clark

OTHER FILMS:

• Espionage in Lisbon (1965) – Brett Halsey as Agent 077 George Farrell
• Espionage in Tangier (1965) – Luis Dávila as Agent S.077 Mike Murphy | Marc Mato
• Secret Agent Fireball (1965) – Richard Harrison as Agent Bob Fleming (077 in some countries)
• Killers Are Challenged (1966) – Richard Harrison as Agent Bob Fleming (077 in some countries)
• Golden Eyes Secret Agent 077 (1968)


ESPIONAGE IN TANGIERS (1965) TRAILER



Music: Benedetto Ghiglia
Cinematography: Alvaro Mancori, Rafael Pacheco
Edited by: José Antonio Rojo
Production companies:

  • Atlántida Films
  • Dorica Film

Running time: 98 minutes

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077: Ypotron – Final Countdown (1966)


YPOTRON – FINAL COUNTDOWN (1966)


Agente Logan – missione Ypotron (original title)

aka “Mike Murphy 077 gegen Ypotron”

1966 Italy | Spain | France
Direction: Giorgio Stegani (as George Finley)
Actors: Luis Dávila, Gaia Germani, Alfredo Mayo

Doctor Morrow, a scientist who works for NASA, has mysteriously disappeared. The Secret Service investigates. Agent Lemmy Logan is in charge of the case. He discovers that that Leikman – a former Nazi scientist – is developing Ypotron, a weapon that could destroy a large part of the world. Leikman wants to use Dr. Morrow’s scientific knowledge. This is an Europsy movie from the sixties with some nice locations en beautiful women. There is to an entertaining music score by Nico Fidenco throughout the film.


Secret Agent 077 was officially a trilogy of Eurospy films with Ken Clark as Dick Malloy. However “077” was used on posters or advertising of several other Eurospy films with little or no relationship to each other perhaps to exploit the audience’s knowledge of 007.

OFFICIAL ENTRIES:

• Agent 077 – Mission Bloody Mary (1965) starring Ken Clark
• Agent 077 From the Orient with Fury (1965) starring Ken Clark
• Special Mission Lady Chaplin (1966) starring Ken Clark

OTHER FILMS:

• Espionage in Lisbon (1965) – Brett Halsey as Agent 077 George Farrell
• Espionage in Tangier (1965) – Luis Dávila as Agent S.077 Mike Murphy | Marc Mato
• Secret Agent Fireball (1965) – Richard Harrison as Agent Bob Fleming (077 in some countries)
• Killers Are Challenged (1966) – Richard Harrison as Agent Bob Fleming (077 in some countries)
• Golden Eyes Secret Agent 077 (1968)


Music: Nico Fidenco
Cinematography: Rafael Pacheco
Edited by: Andreina Casini
Production Design: Arrigo Equini
Set Decoration: Arrigo Equini
Costume Design: Elio Micheli, Fausto Sarli
Production companies:

  • Atlántida Films
  • Dorica Film
  • Euro International Film (EIA)

Running time: 100 minutes

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Island of the Doomed (1967)


ISLAND OF THE DOOMED (1967)


La isla de la muerte (original title)
1h 28min | Horror, Sci-Fi

1967 Spain | West Germany
Direction: Mel Welles (as Ernst von Theumer)
Writers: Mel Welles (story and screenplay), Ernst Ritter von Theumer (screenplay)
Actors: Cameron Mitchell, Elisa Montés, George Martin

The alternate titles include Maneater of Hydra and The Blood Suckers (UK title). The horror film is set on a remote island off the shore of an unidentified European country, in which the central character is a mad scientist (Cameron Mitchell) who creates hybrid trees that feed on human blood.

Synopsis from Doomed Marathon: “A group of tourists travel to an island to see its exotic botanicals. There they meet Baron von Weser (Cameron Mitchell), a reclusive scientist studying rare horticulture and experimenting with crossbreeding dangerous varieties of plants. One of the Baron’s creations is draining the blood of human beings (through a small hole in their cheek) and the tourists are dying one by one.”


ISLAND OF THE DOOMED (1967) TRAILER



ISLAND OF THE DOOMED (1967) FULL MOVIE



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Lucky the Inscrutable (1967)


LUCKY THE INSCRUTABLE (1967)


Lucky, el intrépido (original title)

1967 Spain | Italy | West Germany
Direction: Jesús Franco (as Jess Franco)
Actors: Ray Danton, Barbara Bold, Dante Posani

An American secret agent is sent to Europe to track down a ring of counterfeiters. His investigation takes him from Rome to Albania, where he gets involved with a sexy Albanian police commissioner.

Patty Shepard, very young in this film, went on to become a famous cult star of Spanish horror cinema several years later.

The film was not shown theatrically in the USA.


LUCKY THE INSCRUTABLE (1967) OPENING CREDITS



LUCKY THE INSCRUTABLE (1967) SCREEN SHOTS




Music: Bruno Nicolai
Cinematography: Fulvio Testi
Edited by: Antonietta Zita
Art Direction: Carlos Viudes
Production companies:

  • Atlántida Films
  • Dauro Films
  • Explorer Film ’58
  • Fono Roma
  • Tele-Cine Film- und Fernsehproduktion

Running time: 91 minutes

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Spies Strike Silently (1966)


SPIES STRIKE SILENTLY (1966)


Le spie uccidono in silenzio (original title)

1965 Italy | Spain
Direction: Mario Caiano
Actors: Lang Jeffries, Emma Danieli, Andrea Bosic

A young blonde Jane Freeman is found dead in the pool. She turns out to be a daughter of Professor Freeman who has been told his daughter will die unless he gives up his research.


SPIES STRIKE SILENTLY (1966) OPENING CREDITS



SPIES STRIKE SILENTLY (1966) FULL MOVIE IN PORTUGUESE




Music: Francesco De Masi
Cinematography: Julio Ortas
Edited by: Antonio Gimeno, Gianmaria Messeri
Art Direction: José Luis Galicia, Jaime Pérez Cubero
Production Companies:

  • Filmes Cinematografica
  • Terra Film
  • Estela Films

Running time: 85 minutes

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Agent X-77 Orders to Kill (1966)


AGENT X-77 ORDERS TO KILL (1966)


Baraka sur X 13 (original title)

 

Operación Silencio (Spain)
Agente X-77 – ordine di uccidere (Italy)
Baraka – Agent X 13 (West Germany)

1966 France | Italy | Spain
Direction: Maurice Cloche, Silvio Siano (as Edgar Lawson)
Actors: Gérard Barray, Sylva Koscina, Agnès Spaak

A government agent tries to prevent foreign spies from obtaining a scientist’s formula for a solid rocket fuel.

Be sure to check out the DWRAYGER DUNGEON for his views on this gem.


AGENT X-77 ORDERS TO KILL (1966) FULL MOVIE


The uploaded videos on youtube are a mess. Follow notes to navigate them into a cohesive whole.

Watch the video above until 20:57 (X-77 dancing with Mania) then jump to the video below

Watch the video above until 20:53 (X-77 in red car at docks) then jump to the video below

Watch the video above until 21:38 (Mania in bathtub) then jump to the video below

Watch the video above until 25:24 (bad guy fights Mania on floor) then jump to the video below

Watch the video above until 6:40.


AGENT X-77 ORDERS TO KILL (1966) POSTERS



Music: Georges Garvarentz (French version) Federico Martínez Tudó (Spanish version)
Cinematography: Juan Gelpí, Franco Vitrotti (only credited in the Italian version)
Edited by: Monique Isnardon, Gilbert Natot
Production Design: Luciano De Nardi
Production companies:

  • Balcázar Producciones Cinematográficas
  • Capitole Films
  • Compagnia Cinematografica Mondiale (CCM)
  • Intercontinental Productions

Running time: 100 minutes

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Agent 3S3: Massacre in the Sun (1966)


AGENT 3S3: MASSACRE IN THE SUN (1966)


Agente 3S3, massacro al sole (original title)

Agent 3S3: Hunter from the Unknown (Worldwide English)
3S3, agente especial (Spain)
Agent 3S3, massacre au soleil (France)

1965 Italy | France | Spain
Direction: Sergio Sollima (as Simon Sterling)
Actors: George Ardisson, Frank Wolff, Evi Marandi

The island paradise of San Felipe has undergone a revolution and the charismatic General Siqueiros has assumed control. Those assisting him though have an agenda far beyond a simple dictatorship of a inconsequential banana republic.

This is the second chapter in the Sollima’s spy film trilogy.

Followed by: Requiem for a Secret Agent (1966)

Sergio Sollima – Eurospy Trilogy
Agent 3S3: Passport to Hell (1965)
Agent 3S3: Massacre in the Sun (1966)
Requiem for a Secret Agent (1966)


AGENT 3S3: MASSACRE IN THE SUN (1966)



Music: Piero Umiliani
Cinematography: Carlo Carlini
Edited by: José Luis Matesanz , Bruno Mattei (as Jordan B. Matthews)
Production Design: Mary Jo Lewis
Set Decoration: Carlo Gervasi (as Charles Jerwis), Ramiro Gómez
Costumes: Maria Pia Cohen
Production companies:

  • Cinematografica Associati (CI.AS.)
  • Cesáreo González Producciones Cinematográficas (co-production)
  • Les Films Copernic (co-production)

Running time: 106 minutes

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