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Philip Scott (Stephen Boyd, Ben-Hur) runs a prestigious international toy company, but he is also the head of an elite British spy ring.

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5.0

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5.0

COOL 1960S SPY GEM

By SHADOWER

from LOUISVILLE, KY 40215

About Me Avid Moviegoer

Pros

  • Engaging Characters
  • Entertaining
  • Great Cinematography
  • High Production Value
  • Informative
  • Intriguing
  • Original

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Adult Viewers
    • At Home
    • In The Car
    • Perfect Gift
    • Special Needs
    • SPY FILM CONVENTION
    • Travel
    • Younger Viewers

    Comments about Assignment K:

    DIRECTED BY THE LEGENDARY VAL GUEST, ASSIGNMENT K FINDS BRITISH TOY MANUFACTURER STEPHEN BOYD MASKING A SPY UNIT FOR SPY CHIEF MICHAEL REDGRAVE. BOYD PURSUES INTERNATIONAL PLAY GIRL CAMILLA SPARV IN THE AUSTRIAN ALPS - UNAWARE THAT HOS ACTIVITIES ARE BEING SHADOWED BY THE NEFARIOUS MR. SMITH. THE MURDER OF HIS CONTACT IN MUNICH LAUNCHES BOYD IN THE MIDST OF MR. SMITH'S MACHINATIONS, REVEALING THERE BE MORE THAN MEETS THE INTRIGUE EYE TO PLAYGIRL SPARV. BEGINNING WITH A 007 STYLE GLOSS, GUEST ULTIMATELY DIVERTS INTO THE SOMBER THEME OF SPYING FOR HIS UNEXPECTED CLIMAX. BOYD GIVES HIS ROLE THE RIGHT BLEND OF ESCAPISM AND DETACHMENT WHILE SPARV SCORES AS THE ULTIMATE MYSTERY WOMAN. REDGRAVE IS SUPERB AS THE SPY CHIEF, INVESTING IT WITH TRAGIC SHADES. THE SUPPORTING INTERNATIONAL CAST EFFECTIVELY ENHANCES THE STORY- LEO MCKERN, JANE MERROW, JOHN ALDERTON, JAN WEIRICH, JEREMY KEMP AND LOOK FOR FUTURE 007 FEMME CATHERINE SCHELL. ASSIGNMENT K IS AN UNDISPUTED SPY CLASSIC.

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    5.0

    REDISCOVERED 1960S SPY GEM

    By SHADOWER

    from LOUISVILLE, KY. 40215

    About Me Audiophile, Avid Reader, Collector, Movie Buff, Spy Genre Devotee

    Pros

    • Action-packed
    • Classic
    • Engaging
    • Entertaining

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Education
      • Entertainment
      • Everyone
      • Spy Film-tv Convention

      Comments about Assignment K:

      MASTERFULLY DIRECTED BY THE LEGENDARY VAL GUEST, ASSIGNMENT-K FINDS BRITISH TOY MANUFACTURER STEPHEN BOYD SECRETLY MASKING A SPY UNIT FOR SPY CHIEF MICHAEL REDGRAVE. DURING AN INTERLUDE IN THE AUSTRIAN ALPS, BOYD PURSUES ELUSIVE PLAYGIRL CAMILLA SPARV-UNAWARE THAT THE NEFARIOUS MR. SMITH IS SHADOWING HIS ACTIVITIES. BOYD IS EVENTUALLY MANEUVERED TO MUNICH WHERE SMITH HAS COMPELLED HIM TO ELIMINATE HIS CONTROL. BOYD EVENTUALLY CONFRONTS MR. SMITH - ONLY TO DISCOVER THERE MAY BE MORE THAN MEETS THE INTRIGUE EYE TO INTERNATIONAL PLAYGIRL SPARV. TYPIFIED BY TWISTS AND TURNS IN PLOT AND BREATHTAKING AUSTRIAN LOCALES, ASSIGNMENT-K BEGINS WITH A 007-STYLE GLOSS ONLY TO DIVERT INTO THE SOMBER THEME OF SPYING WITH AN UNEXPECTED CLIMAX. BOYD, REDGRAVE & SPARV ARE ACCENTED BY A TALENTED INTERNATIONAL CAST- LEO MCKERN, JEREMY KEMP, ROBERT HOFFMAN, WERNER PETERS, VIVI BACH, JOHN ALDERTON, DAVID HEALY AND JAN WEIRICH. LOOK FOR FUTURE 007 FEMME CATHERINE VON SCHELL. A RARE FIND FOR THE SPY DEVOTEE AND AN INTRIGUING PERFORMANCE BY STEPHEN BOYD, WITH CAMILLA SPARV THE PERFECT MYSTERY FEMME.

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