Colpo da Mille Miliardi, Un (1966, ITA/SPA/FRA) C-95m. SCOPE ** D: Paolo Heusch. Starring Rik Van Nutter, Marilù Tolo, Eduardo Fajardo, Philippe Hersent, Alberto Dalbés, Tom Felleghy. Quite serious spy film starring Van Nutter, who played James Bond's colleague Felix Leiter in THUNDERBALL (1965). Secret agent CD7 is assigned to investigate strange occurrences in radioactive research lab, follows leads to Istanbul, Turkey, where villain Fajardo is using drugs on the people in his organization. One of the better spin-offs. Good Bond imitation score by Piero Umilliani makes it fun for buffs. English title: THE SUEZ INTRIGUE.


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