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Duffy (1968)

Duffy is a cunning aristocrat of criminals who is hired by Stefane, a young playboy, to hijack a boat carrying several million dollars of his father's fortune. The plot succeeds, with a ... See full summary »

Director:

Robert Parrish

Writers:

Donald Cammell (screenplay), Harry Joe Brown Jr. (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview:
James Coburn ... Duffy
James Mason ... J C Calvert
James Fox ... Stefane
Susannah York ... Segolene
John Alderton ... Antony
Guy Deghy ... Captain Schoeller
Carl Duering ... Bonivet
Tutte Lemkow ... Spaniard
Marne Maitland ... Abdul
André Maranne André Maranne ... Inspector Garain (as Andre Maranne)
Julie Mendez Julie Mendez ... Belly Dancer
Barry Shawzin Barry Shawzin ... Bakirgian
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Storyline

Duffy is a cunning aristocrat of criminals who is hired by Stefane, a young playboy, to hijack a boat carrying several million dollars of his father's fortune. The plot succeeds, with a little help from Segolene, Stefane's girlfriend - but also with an unexpected, sudden turn of events. Written by alfiehitchie

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boat | wig | vault | telephone call | ship | See All (22) »

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Columbia Shoots The Works For '68! See more »

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Comedy | Crime

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UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 September 1968 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Duffy, el único See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color (Technicolor) (as Technicolor ®)
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Trivia

Duffy is based upon the real-life character Albee Baker. The story actually happened in the mid-'50s and was recounted by Albee to the writer, 'Pierre de la Salle', who came to know Baker in 1956 whilst living in New York. See more »

Goofs

When Duffy and Segolene have their conversation near the end, when she tells him she belongs to no one, her position changes between shots, from standing near the edge of the roadway to moving a good 10 feet closer. See more »

Quotes

Segolene: I may be a hooker; I am absolutely not a slut.
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Featured in Donald Cammell: The Ultimate Performance (1998) See more »

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I'm Satisfied
sung by Lou Rawls
by Cynthia Weil Barry Mann and Ernie Freeman
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My grandfather did a little role
1 March 2007 | by okram-1See all my reviews

I was born in Almería, Spain. Many movies were filmed there many time ago. "Duffy" was one of them. Many Spanish people made shorts roles in these movies. My grandfather, Manuel Hernández Asensio, was a waiter in "Duffy". He told me the story about his "adventure" in this movie. He worked in a bar en Almería, in his own bar, and the American people that were filming "Duffy" needed a guitar to use it in a scene. My grandfather had one hanged in a wall of his bar and he lent it to them. Then, the director offered him to make a role as a waiter in the movie, and my grandpa accepted. He didn't speak English, so he moved his mouth doing the necessary movements and after someone would speak over in English. He only did a scene in a restaurant and said one phrase. A curious story of this movie to remember.

And now he is in de crew of the movie in IMDb!! I'm very happy!! Thanks to every people in IMDb!!!


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