Dead on target, with ray danton taking over the role of. Dead on target, but i still found the book interesting reading, if only to show what a marvelous job james coburn did in improving upon the character as. Also included is the madefortv film, our man flint. Our man flint is a 1966 american spyfi comedy film that parodies the james bond film series. Our man flint is a 1966 parody of secret agent films starring james coburn as derek flint, a spy whose physical gifts and sexual talents would make james bond weep. Collect bonus rewards from our many partners, including amc, stubs, cinemark connections, regal crown club when you link accounts. Enter your location to see which movie theaters are playing our man flint near you. When originally released on dvd in 2002, fox released our man flint and its sequel, in like flint 1967 as part of a fourfilm spy wave which included 1966s modesty blase and 1967s fathom, but the flint films were reissued in 2006 a 3disc ultimate flint special edition box with audio commentaries for each film, plus a third dvd with.
Dead on target is the third and final film in the our man flint movie trilogy. The film was a hit it spawned a sequel in theaters in like flint in 1967 and a pilot on tv dead on target in 1976 but today its sexual politics and oldschool karate moves might give a. The film originally aired on abc on march 17, 1976 and was shot in vancouver. And out of all the oddball spy flicks, the austin powers trilogy owes the greatest debt to the flint series. March 17, 1976 dead on target also titled our man flint. In contrast, tony franciosas matt helm pilot featured a full roster of. The rumours are that it was buried because it was such a stinker. Our man flint james coburn like in like flint a great ladies man be wanted and assigned to solve a case on his terms. Shrewd, handsome, and dashing private eye derek flint is hired to find runsler. An acoustic duo with a wealth of original songs taking you on a journey into a sometimes, slightly twisted, mind.
Rebecca training flint, our 8month old miniature donkey. Dead on target, with ray danton taking over the role of derek flint. The tv movie was a pilot for a possible weekly series, but it did not get good enough ratings to warrant such, and the aptly titled dead on target became the last derek flint. Directed by daniel mann, our man flint keeps the jokiness contained to the first few minutes and then quickly settles into a spy thriller that doesnt need to be parodying anything to hold up on its own. Its no surprise any hope of a series were thwarted by this stillborn concoction which showed little imagination or. It has commentaries on both movies in like flint and our man flint. Our man flint and in like flint were the princess bride and shrek of spy movies. Secret agent derek flint james coburn is the kind of man who likes to unwind after a long day by stopping his pulse while lying rigid between two chairs, who travels to moscow not to watch ballet, but to teach it, and whose lighter has 82 different functions83 if you wish to light a cigar. He was married to actress julie adams from 1954 to 1981. Nine mostly original featurettes from the 60s and the awful tv pilot our man flint dead on target from 1976 as further special features. When scientists use ecoterrorism to impose their will on the world by affecting extremes in the weather, intelligence chief cramden calls in top agent derek flint. A sequel, in like flint, followed two years later, and in 1976, the character was revived for a tv movie, our man flint.
He got all nervous and tried to distract the messenger a few times. The tv movie was also a pilot for a possible weekly series, but it did not get good enough ratings to warrant such, and. Indeed, from this standpoint alone, the biggest problem is that dead on targets derek flint in no way. When the film spawned its inevitable tvpilot spinoff, ray danton was derek flint and the project was shorn of all traces of humor or satire. Cobb as his his harried former boss, lloyd cramden. Provided to youtube by the orchard enterprises our man flint the jokers volume 4 rare recordings. Out of those three, the first our man flint was the best and it makes this purchase worth while. The film originally aired on abc on march 17, 1976 and was shot in vancouver, british columbia. Lee j cobb now a govenment agent needs help from derek flint, to help solve a problem on the isle of galaxy where people have been taken prisoners in the past to live up to modern and world of technology as the scients their see. A parody of the spy genre made popular by the james bond series, the film stars james coburn as super spy derek flint, who works for z. Cobb gila golan 1966 superspy derek flint james coburn, agent of z. Our man flint movies a list of 3 titles created 23 feb 2014. Cobb shows once again that he was an extraordinary actor, able to take an essentially.
The ultimate flint collection dvd, 2006, 3disc set for sale online. In our man flint james coburn stars as derek flint, the multitalented. Canadian actress gay rowan is probably best remembered for her part in the 1973 cult science fiction tv show the starlost. In 1976, gay rowan appeared in what was perhaps her most substantial poststarlost role, in the tv movie our man flint. The film was directed by daniel mann, written by hal fimberg and ben starr, and starred james coburn as master spy derek flint, with lee j. Flint teams up with his spunky and eager new partner bonita rogers and hits the streets in search of runsler. Fewer still know about the tasty pair of red 70s boots it features. Dead on target was a cheesy 1976 tv movie that tried to reconnect flint with the public, but it was a misfire. The problem with it though is the writer norman klenman and the director for that matter dont appear to have watched a coburn flint movie or at the very. The tv movie was also a pilot for a possible weekly series, but it did not get good enough ratings to warrant such, and dead on target became the last derek flint movie. Our man flint is a 1966 spy comedy directed by daniel mann.
Not only as a purported sequel to the two james coburn films of the 1960s. So it should come as no surprise that he knows a thing or two about french cuisine. Matt helm lounge silencerswrecking crewambushersmurderers row dvd, 2005, 4disc set. Our man flint had scored in 1966 as a highgloss spy movie spoof starring james coburn as derek flint, maverick operative of the zonal organization for world intelligence and espionage or z. Theyre all picking on james bond, sure, but by the time our man flint came out in 1966, 007 himself had fallen into selfparody as well. Zonal organization for world intelligence and espionage against a trio of mad scientists, calling themselves galaxy, who threaten the world with their climatecontrol. Clair, rhys williams, peter brocco cinematography daniel l. Main title music from our man flint dead on target 1976. Cobb, gila golan, edward mulhare, and benson fong the main premise of the film is that a trio of mad scientists attempt to. The first, original, and still the best international man of mystery. Hit secret agent movies spoof with james coburn in the title role. He was a semiregular on the abcwb adventure series the alaskans and made several television pilots playing spies, such as big time 1957, solitare 1961 for warner bros, and our man flint.
Watch derek flint our man flint 1965 full movie ursula strauss on dailymotion. Most of these are discussed by film historians eddie friedfeld and lee pfeiffer in their commentary tracks on the ultimate flint collection our man flint in like flint our man flint. Cobb, gila golan, edward mulhare, benson fong, shelby grant, sigrid valdis, gianna serra, helen funai, michael st. Indeed, the first entry, our man flint, is good enough to stand with the best james bond had. Dead on target tv movie 1976 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Benson fong will be remembered by many as charlie chans number three son tommy, a role which he played in five monogram films. A lighthearted 1966 parody of james bond movies, starring james coburn as supermegaomnicool exz. Many may recall the two spyspoof james coburn flint movies our man flint and in like flinta disappointing women trying to take over the world movie. This comic sendup of james bond films features derek flint. Hbo game of thrones the complete eighth season dvd. Dead on target, 1976, directed by joseph l scanlan, with ray danton, sharon acker, gaye rowan, at turner classic movies. Dead on arrival would have been a far more apt title.
The film originally aired on abc on march 17, 1976. Flint is forced out of retirement to battle galaxy, an organization led by a trio of utopian mad scientists out to take over the world via their weathercontrol machine. Flint teams up with his spunky and eager new partner bonita rogers and hits the. Directed by 1 writing credits 3 cast 63 produced by 1 music by 1 cinematography by 1 film editing by 1 art direction by 2 set decoration by 2 costume design by 1 makeup department 2 production management 1 second unit director or assistant director 4. Dead on target tv 1975 oil company executive wendell runsler gets abducted by a liberation army group from the middle east. Dead on target 1976 updated on july 4, 2015 by ken begg 20 comments.
Ultimate flint collection our man flint in like flint. With ray danton, sharon acker, lawrence dane, donnelly rhodes. Comments it may be that fox had wanted to follow up their popular flint film series our man flint 1966 and in like flint 1967 with a scaled down, less costly tv series, but this vancouvermade pilot ranks as one of the worst cancon productions around. Our man flint this saul david production is a dazzling, actionjammed swashbuckling spoof from a story by hal fimberg of ian flemings valiant counter. Our man flint internet movie firearms database guns in. Oil company executive wendell runsler gets abducted by a. Even if we didnt get the answer, i think the reformedminded man reaction was very telling. The starlost was only on for a short time but it seemed sure that gay rowan would go on to bigger things.
The ultimate flint collection dvd, 2006, 3disc set for. Not that you can touch a classic, but i heard a whisper in the wind over at fox the other day. Oil company executive wendell runsler gets abducted by a liberation army group from the middle east. Cobb, gila golan, edward mulhare, and benson fong the main premise of the film is that a trio of mad scientists attempt to blackmail the world with a weather. They poked fun of spy movies, yet they were just as fun, colorful and action packed as any spy movie.1003 346 1604 831 709 1093 456 1344 1005 282 1244 1120 1288 396 333 1355 751 97 1259 697 1470 263 1079 1093 927 1295 1406 1255 338