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Sol Madrid (1968)

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Sol Madrid isn't a western, as might be gathered, but a drug-ring melodrama. David McCallum shows up early in the film as a spaced-out junkie. But Man From UNCLE fans need not worry: McCallum is actually an undercover agent, looking for the source of heroin being trafficked by the Mafia. The top man in the Mexican-based narcotics operation is the man you'd least likely expect -- especially when one remembers the sort of roles the guilty party had previously played in his long career. Based on Robert Wilder's novel Fruit of the Poppy, this went out to British moviehouses under the title The Heroin Gang. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Cast

David McCallum
as Sol Madrid
Stella Stevens
as Stacey Woodward
Telly Savalas
as Emil Dietrich
Rip Torn
as Dano Villanova
Pat Hingle
as Harry Mitchell
Paul Lukas
as Capo Riccione
Michael Ansara
as Capt. Ortega
Robert Rockwell
as Chief Danvers
Merritt Bohn
as Refinery Engineer
Madge Cameron
as Woman in Cantina
Shepherd Sanders
as Cantina Operator
Henry Escalante
as Dietrich's Gunman
George Sawaya
as Dietrich's Gunman
Ken Del Conte
as Joe Brighton
Robert McNamara
as Oilfield Foreman
Tony Barbario
as Stacey's Dance Partner
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All Critics (1) | Top Critics (1)

It is a strong cast. Telly Savalas and Rip Torn, in particular, act fine, consistent villains-Mr. Savalas heavy, comic and civilized, Mr. Torn, callow and lip curling.

January 9, 2018 | Full Review…

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