Tag Archives: David McCallum

David McCallum in “Sol Madrid” (1967) – reviewed by George

The first shots are of poppy fields, then a montage of users shooting up at a party and the police busting in. A film is being shown to Sol Madrid (David McCallum) by Chief Danvers (Robert Rockwell): “Villanova (Rip Torn) … Continue reading

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David McCallum in “Three Bites of the Apple” (1966) – reviewed by George

The story of British tour guide Stanley Thrumm (David McCallum), who is working for Chelsea Tours taking a group of tourists from France to Italy, on to Switzerland, and then back to France. Along the way he gets involved with … Continue reading

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Return of the Man from U.N.C.L.E.: The Fifteen Years Later Affair (1983) – reviewed by George

This may be a television movie, but it’s big, much bigger than the usual entry in this category. The remnants of Thrush have become a nuclear power by stealing a bomb, and they are blackmailing the USA with threats of … Continue reading

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U.N.C.L.E. Movie # 8: “How To Steal the World” (1968) – reviewed by George

This eighth and last movie made from U.N.C.L.E. episodes is the spawn of the two-parter “The Seven Wonders of the World Affair”, which comprised the final two episodes of the series. It seems very little changed; I think they just … Continue reading

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U.N.C.L.E. Movie # 7: “The Helicopter Spies” – reviewed by George

Using the two-parter “The Prince of Darkness Affair” as a basis, this movie actually has relatively few changes, the main one being that both times Napoleon Solo (Robert Vaughn) visits Laurie Sebastian (Julie London) she has a man in her … Continue reading

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U.N.C.L.E. Movie # 6: “The Karate Killers” (1967) – reviewed by George

Based on the third season two-parter “The Five Daughters Affair”, this needed few additions to get to feature length, but some extra and some replacement footage is used. The plot involves a discovery by scientist Simon True (Jim Boles) of … Continue reading

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U.N.C.L.E. Movie # 5: The Spy in the Green Hat (1966) – reviewed by George

Thrush vs. The Mob. This movie is adapted from the two parter “The Concrete Overcoat Affair”, with additional footage added. The plot is unchanged. Thrush wants to divert the Gulf Stream in order to warm Greenland and make it Thrushland, … Continue reading

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U.N.C.L.E. Movie # 4: “The Spy with My Face” – reviewed by George

North of Melbourne a heavily guarded Thrush outpost, a huge mansion, is taken by Solo (Robert Vaughn) and his team quickly and ruthlessly. And then it turns out that we, like Serena (Senta Berger), were watching a film shot using … Continue reading

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U.N.C.L.E. Movie # 3: “One Spy Too Many” (1965) – reviewed by George

This is based on the first and second episodes of Season Two, a two-parter: “The Alexander the Greater Affair”. Added footage basically deals with Maude (Yvonne Craig), the Channel D girl who relays calls to Mr. Waverly (Leo G. Carroll) … Continue reading

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U.N.C.L.E. Movie # 2: “One of Our Spies Is Missing” (1965) – reviewed by George

This film is made of footage shot for a two-parter on the TV show: “The Bridge of Lions Affair”and from some additional footage shot for this film. It sends Illya (David McCallum) to London’s Soho district to find out who … Continue reading

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