Browsing the archives for the Burt Kwouk tag

The Pink Panther Strikes Again (1976)

Director: Blake Edwards Starring: Peter Sellers, Hebert Lom, Burt Kwouk, Lesley Anne Down, Omar Sharif, Richard Vernon Music: Henry Mancini The Pink Panther Strikes Again is the fourth film in the series, which I know, I know, is not a spy film. But it includes so many spy film tropes, and actors who are associated […]

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The Brides of Fu Manchu (1966)

Country: United Kingdon / West GermanyDirector: Don SharpStarring: Christopher Lee, Douglas Wilmer, Tsai Chin, Heinz Drache, Howard Marion-Crawford, Roger Hanin, Rupert Davies, Kenneth Fortescue, Joseph Furst, Burt Kwouk, Eric YoungMusic: Bruce MontgomeryBased on characters created by Sax Rohmer Following on from yesterday’s Circus of Fear, The Brides of Fu Manchu is another Harry Alan Towers […]

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The Chairman (1969)

AKA: The Most Dangerous Man In The World Country: United Kingdom / United States Director: J. Lee Thompson Starring: Gregory Peck, Anne Heywood, Arthur Hill, Alan Dobie, Francisca Tu, Ori Levy, Zienia Merton, Conrad Yama, Keye Luke, Burt Kwouk, Eric Young Music: Jerry Goldsmith Based on the novel by Jay Richard Kennedy Gregory Peck and […]

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Terror Of The Tongs (1961)

AKA: The Terror Of The Hatchet MenDirector: Anthony BushellStarring: Geoffrey Toone, Christopher Lee, Yvonne Monlaur, Brian Worth, Richard Leech, Marne Maitland, Barbara Brown, Marie Burke, Burt Kwouk, Roger Delgado, Milton Reid, Bandana Das GuptaMusic: James Bernard Burt Kwouk must be one of the most successful jobbing actors of the last half century. Since the late […]

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The Castle Of Fu Manchu (1969)

Director: Jess FrancoStarring: Christopher Lee, Tsai Chin, Maria Perschy, Howard Marion-Crawford, Gunther Stoll, Rosalba Neri, Jose Manuel Martin, Richard GreenMusic: Charles CamilleriBased on characters created by Sax Rohmer A bit more mayhem from the ‘most evil man on earth’. The Castle Of Fu Manchu is the fifth, final and weakest of the Harry Alan Towers […]

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The High Commissioner (1968)

Director: Ralph Thomas Starring: Rod Taylor, Christopher Plummer, Lilli Palmer, Carmilla Sparv, Leo McKern, Daliah Lavi, Derren Nesbitt, Clive Revill, Bud Tingwell, Burt Kwouk Music: Georges Delerue Based on the Novel By Jon Cleary The book, The High Commissioner, by Jon Cleary, and the film The High Commissioner are two very different beasts. Cleary’s book […]

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The Avengers: Lobster Quadrille (1964)

Directed by Kim MillsPatrick Macnee, Honor Blackman, Burt Kwouk, Jennie Linden, Leslie Sands, Gary Watson, Corin Redgrave, Norman ScaceMusic by Johnny Danworth Lobster Quadrille is one of the most popular episodes of The Avengers for a couple of reasons. The first is that is the episode where we bid a fond farewell to the character […]

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Bullet To Beijing (1995)

AKA: Len Deighton’s Bullet To Beijing Director: George Mihalka Starring: Michael Caine, Jason Connery, Mia Sara, Michael Gambon, Patrick Allen, Burt Kwouk, Sue Lloyd (voice only), Music: Rick Wakeman Based on characters created by Len Deighton Bullet To Beijing may be passable entertainment for those who have fond memories of the Harry Palmer films from […]

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Goldfinger (1964)

Director: Guy HamiltonStarring: Sean Connery, Honor Blackman, Gert Frobe, Shirley Eaton, Tania Mallet, Harold Sakata, Cec Linder, Bernard Lee, Desmond Llewelyn Lois Maxwell, Nadja Regin, Margaret NolanMusic: John BarryTheme song performed by Shirley BasseyBased on the novel by Ian Fleming Many people consider this the best Bond film of them all. Maybe it is. It […]

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