Masquerade (A Shabby Tiger) (Operation Masquerade ) (1965)

Masquerade (A Shabby Tiger) (Operation Masquerade ) (1965)

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David Frazer (Cliff Robertson) is the down-and-out soldier of fortune hired by the British Foreign Office for a mission with retired Colonel Drexel (Jack Hawkins) in this spy spoof. Their mission is to kidnap the Middle Eastern Prince Jamil (Christopher Witty) and hold him for a few weeks until his 21st birthday so he can legally sign an oil trade agreement favorable to Britain. David is beaten by enemy secret agents posing as clowns in front of a capacity crowd under the big top. The duo also must wend their way through a dark, mysterious castle where danger lurks with every turn. Hawkins has obvious fun spoofing the stiff and proper Brit character he was often called on to play throughout his career.
Rating:
NR
Genre:
Action & Adventure , Art House & International , Classics , Comedy
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In Theaters:
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Runtime:
Studio:
United Artists

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Cast

Charles Gray
as Benson
Cliff Robertson
as David Frazer
Michel Piccoli
as Sarrassin
Jack Hawkins
as Col. Drexel
Tutte Lemkow
as Paviot
John Le Mesurier
as Sir Robert
Denis Bernard
as King Ahmed
Bill Fraser
as Dunwoody
Marisa Mell
as Sophie
Felix Aylmer
as Henrickson
Jerold Wells
as Brindle
Ernest Clark
as Minister
Keith Pyott
as Gustave
Roger Delgado
as Ahmed Ben Fa'id
David Nettheim
as Photographer
Christopher Witty
as Prince Jamil
José Burgos
as El Mono
Anthony Singleton
as His Assistant
Norman Fisher
as Bishop
James Mossman
as Himself
Eric Blyth
as General
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A sometimes funny satire spoof on spy films.

Full Review… | May 28, 2002
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