The Double Man: Directed by Franklin J. Schaffner. With Yul Brynner, Britt Ekland, Clive Revill, Anton Diffring. In a complex piece of espionage the Russian secret service attempts to kidnap a high ranking officer in the CIA and replace him with a double of its own.
- Franklin J. Schaffner
- Not Rated
- Yul Brynner, Britt Ekland, Clive Revill
In the Warner Brothers release The Double Man (1967), Brynner plays the dual role of a career CIA op who travels to Austria upon learning of the death of his son in a presumed skiing accident... and the enemy agent sculpted by plastic surgery into his doppelgänger. With his immaculately shaved head and ears of Pan, Brynner makes for a less than credible spy, given the anonymity required of the intelligence game, but the actor's natural reticence and grace suits a character that has had to ...
The Double Man is a 1967 British spy film directed by Franklin Schaffner. Its plot is very loosely based on the critically acclaimed 1958 novel Legacy of a Spy by Henry S. Maxfield. As in the novel, much of the action takes place in the Austrian Alps.
The Double Man Photos View All Photos (13) Movie Info. A CIA agent (Yul Brynner) is lured to the Alps and replaced in Washington by a look-alike Soviet spy. Genre: Mystery & thriller ...
- Mystery & thriller
- Warner Brothers/Seven Arts
- Renata Adler
When he spots the man, the man starts running, Widow tells him get rid of the satchel, which he finally does, the bear grabs the satchel and goes away. Widow meets the double man; Liddy, who thanks him for saving him from the bear and invites Widow to be his guest.
- Scott Blade
In The Double Man, Brynner brings those qualities to the role of CIA agent Dan Slater and - without revealing the intriguing circumstances - to the role of a rival look-alike spy.