Our Man in Jamaica

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Our Man in Jamaica
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Original film poster
Directed by Mel Welles
Produced by Antonio del Amo,
Ernst R. von Theumer (de)
Written by Karl Heinz Vogelmann,
Antonio del Amo
Starring Larry Pennell
Brad Harris
Music by Marcello Giombini
Cinematography Juan Mariné, Aldo Ricci
Edited by Daniele Alabiso and María Luisa Soriano
Release date
September 4, 1965
Running time
88 minutes
Country Italy
Language Italian

Our Man in Jamaica/Operation Jamaica (Italian: A 001, operazione Giamaica) is an 1965 Italian Spanish German international co-production Eurospy adventure film directed by an uncredited Mel Welles.[1] It was credited to Ernst R. von Theumer (de) for reasons of European funding.[2]

Plot[edit]

Agent 001 Ken Stewart is sent to Jamaica to locate the missing Agent 009 who vanished investigating an arms smuggling operation, after two of Stewart's friends are found dead of electrocution, 001's investigation leads him to an expatriate American criminal who was sentenced to the electric chair but escaped from prison. Seeking revenge, he assembles an army of terrorists based on an island seven miles from Jamaica called Dominica, his arms smuggling is the beginning of a scheme to attack the United States with the aid of Red China and Cuba. The film was made during the April Revolution and Foreign Intervention in the Dominican Republic.

Cast[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

Music by Marcello Giombini

  • Un Uomo Come Te

Performed by Maria Cristina Landi

  • Io Lo

Performed by Maria Cristina Landi

Bibliography[edit]

  • Blake, Matt; Deal, David (2004). The Eurospy Guide. Baltimore: Luminary Press. ISBN 1-887664-52-1. 

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Blake, Deal, p.191
  2. ^ p.274 Paul, Louis Mel Welles Interview Tales from the cult film trenches: interviews with 36 actors from horror, science fiction and exploitation cinema McFarland, 06/09/2007

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