Undercovers Hero

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Undercovers Hero (1974, UK) is a Comedy film directed by Roy Boulting.

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Main Details

  • Released in 1974
  • Color
  • Running time: 107 minutes
  • Production Co: The Rank Organisation (presents) (as The Rank Organisation)/Charter Film Productions (as The Boulting Brothers Film for Charter Film Productiions)
  • Distribution Co: Fox-Rank (1974) (UK) (theatrical)/United Artists (1975) (USA) (theatrical)
  • Directed by Roy Boulting
  • Produced by John Boulting, Roy Boulting
  • Written by Roy Boulting, Leo Marks, Based on an idea by Maurice Moisiewitsch
  • Starring Peter Sellers, Curd Jurgens, Lila Kedrova
  • Music by Neil Rhoden
  • Cinematography Gilbert Taylor
  • Edited by Martin Charles

Plot Summary

  • In this comedy, set during the Nazi occupation of France, Peter Sellers plays most major male parts, so he stars in nearly every scene, always bumbling in inspector Clouseau-style. As British Major Robinson he is hidden in Madame Grenier's Parisian brothel, right under the nose of the Nazi clients, such as Gestapo agent Herr Schroeder (again him). As Général Latour he leads the French resistance, which includes the brothel madam -made a colonel in charge of her sexy 'troops'- and a priest, and is joined by young US diplomat Alan Cassidy. As Japanese imperial Prince Kyoto he becomes a target for the resistance in a monastery on his way to Hitler (again him). At the end he decorates the heroes as French president.

Also Known As

  • Soft Beds, Hard Battles

Tagline

  • The movie with the 6 best Sellers in one!
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