A 077, sfida ai killers (1966)

Italy, France, 1966
84m
35mm, colour
mono, English

An Italian spy thriller and borderline science fiction film directed by Antonio Margheriti using the pseudonym Anthony Dawson.

Plot Summary

Secret agent A 077 travels to Casablanca in search of a missing scientist.

Credits

Crew
Directed by: Anthony Dawson [real name: Antonio Margheriti]
Flora Film S.r.l., Regina Films, Zenith Cinematografica
Produced by: Mino Loy, Luciano Martino
Story and Screenplay by: Julian Berry [real name: Ernesto Gastaldi]
Director of Photography: Richard Thierry [real name: Riccardo Pallottini]
Editor: Jack Quintly [real name: Renato Cinquini]
Music by: Carlo Savina
Sound Engineers: Fred Angel, Brown Moreal [real name: Bruno Moreal]
Costume Designer: Dick Sunday [real name: Riccardo Domenici]
Make-up: Frank Cold [real name: Franco Freda]
Art Director: Dick Sunday [real name: Riccardo Domenici]

Cast
Richard Harrison (Bob Fleming)
Susy Andersen (Velka)
Wandisa Guida (Sheena Coleman)
Marcel Charvey (Coleman)
Jeanine Reynaud (Halima)
Jim Clay [real name: Aldo Cecconi] (Tommy Sturgeon)
John Hawkwood [real name: Giovanni Di Benedetto]
Fredlyn Frank
Freddy Unger [real name: Goffredo Unger]
Claudio Biava
Mitsouko (Moira)

Alternative Titles

077 Bob Fleming: Vår man i Casablanca – Sweden
077 Casablancassa – Finland
A 077 défie les tueurs – France
Bob Fleming Mission Casablanca – West Germany
Killers Are Challenged – USA

Sequel to
Le spie uccidono a Beirut (1965).

References

Periodicals

  • The Daily Cinema no.9507 (8 April 1968) p.6
  • Kine Weekly no.3156 (6 April 1968) p.11
  • Monthly Film Bulletin vol.35 no.412 (May 1968) p.75
  • Variety 23 August 1967 p.27 – note (Planet Films to Handle 3 Embassy Pix in Brit.)

Books

  • American International Pictures: A Comprehensive Filmography by Rob Craig p.224
  • Feature Films, 1960-1969: A Filmography of English-language and Major Foreign-language United States Releases by Harris M. Lentz III p.237-238
  • The International Spy Guide 001 by Richard Rhys Davies p.15 – illustrated credits, note
  • Reference Guide to Fantastic Films by Walt Lee p.242