MATCHLESS

MATCHLESS

(1966 Action/Comedy)






CAST AND CREW:

PATRICK O'NEAL (Perry "Matchless" Liston)
IRA FURSTENBERG (Arabella)
DONALD PLEASENCE (Gregori Andreanu)
HENRY SILVA (Hank Norris)
NICOLETTA MACHIAVELLI (Tipsy)
HOWARD ST. JOHN (General Shapiro)
SORRELL BOOKE (Colonel Colpepper)
TIZIANO CORTINI (Hogdon)

Directed by ALBERTO LATTUADA
Written by DEAN CRAIG, JACK PULMAN, LUIGI MALERBA, and ALBERTO LATTUADA
(Based on a story by ERMANNO DONATI)
Dialogue by JACK PULMAN
Produced by ERMANNO DONATI and LUIGI CARPENTIERI



SYNOPSIS:

After a newspaper columnist is given a magical ring with the power of invisibility, he is recruited by the U.S. government to steal an important formula from a reclusive millionaire.



PLEASENCE CHARACTER:

Pleasence plays Gregori Andreanu---a British millionaire who possesses an important formula that is desired by the United States, the Soviet Union, and China.



PORTRAITS AND STILLS:

  • DONALD PLEASENCE AS GREGORI ANDREANU
  • PLEASENCE WHISPERS IN IRA FURSTENBERG'S EAR
  • PATRICK O'NEAL, TIZIANO CORTINI, FURSTENBERG, AND PLEASENCE IN THE BASEMENT OF ALBERT HALL
  • PLEASENCE GIVES O'NEAL HIS WINNINGS
    Photos courtesy of Tim Murphy

  • PLEASENCE INFRONT OF ONE OF HIS ROBOTS
    Photos courtesy of Tim Murphy and Kent Burton



    MISCELLANEOUS:

  • DONALD PLEASENCE BIOGRAPHY FROM MATCHLESS PRESSBOOK



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