OK Connery (1967)

Italy,
104m
35mm film, Techniscope, Technicolor, 2.35:1
mono, Italian

An Italian borderline science fiction film directed by Alberto De Martino. Leading man Neil Connery is the younger brother of James Bond star Sean Connery and appears here alongside his sibling's co-stars Bernard Lee and Lois Maxwell. Production started on 14 December 1966.

Plot Summary

Crime syndicate Thanatos attempts to take over the world using a magnetic wave generator capable of bringing all machines to a halt. The most famous British secret agent is unavailable to help, so it falls to his plastic surgeon brother, Neil, to save the world from disaster.

Credits

* = uncredited

Crew
Director: Alberto De Martino
Produzione D.S.
Producer: Dario Sabatello
Script: Stefano Canzio, Paolo Levi, Frank Walker, Stanley Wright
Directors of Photography: Gianni Bergamini, Alejandro Ulloa
Editor: Otello Colangeli
Music: Ennio Morricone, Bruno Nicolai
Lyrics: Audrey Nohra
Song Performed by: Khristy
Costume Designer: Gaia Romanini
Assistant Set Designer: Luca Fontana

Cast
Neil Connery (secret agent)
Daniela Bianchi (Maya)
Adolfo Celi (Thair)
Agata Flori (Mildred)
Bernard Lee (Commander Cunningham)
Anthony Dawson (Alpha)
Lois Maxwell (Max)
Yachuco Yama (Yachuco)
Guido Lollobrigida (Kurt)
Franco Giacobini (Juan)
Nando Angelini (Ward Jones)
Mario Soria (Gamma)
Ana MarÍa Noé (Lotte)
Franco Ceccarelli
Aldo Cecconi
Enzo Consoli
Antonio Gradoli
Mirella Pamphili
Leo Scavini
Francesco Tensi
Kitty Swan [co-agent on ship] *

Alternative Titles

Operation Kid Brother
Operation Double 007
Secret Agent 00

See also
James Bond

References

Periodicals

  • Castle of Frankenstein no.21 p.40
  • Variety 28 December 1966 p.17 – credits (Hollywood & British production pulse)

Newspapers

  • New York Times 23 November 1967 – review

Books

  • Aurum Film Encyclopedia: Science Fiction by Phil Hardy (ed) p.266
  • The Espionage Filmography: United States Releases, 1898 through 1999 by Paul Mavis p.234
  • The International Spy Guide 002 by Richard Rhys Davies p.663 – illustrated credits, note
  • Kine Yearbook 1969 p.117
  • Kiss Kiss, Bang! Bang! p.74 – note
  • Nuclear Movies: A Filmography by Mick Broderick p.74
  • by Walt Lee p.351 – credits
  • Video Dungeon: The Collected Reviews by Kim Newman pp.379-381