Mission: Impossible II (2000)

Country: United States / Germany
Director: John Woo
Starring: Tom Cruise, Dougray Scott, Thandie Newton, Richard Roxburgh, John Polson, Anthony Hopkins
Music: Hans Zimmer

As most regular readers would be aware, I am Australian and often lament the fact that my country’s contribution to cinematic espionage is rather small. Then along comes a film like Mission: Impossible II, while not being an Australian film, a large portion of the film is set in Australia. Now you would think I would be jumping up and down for joy and pumping my fist in the air. But just to be contrary, I wasn’t! When I watch spy films, I like to be swept away to exotic locations, like the Bahamas, Istanbul or the Orient. But here is a film set in my own backyard. How is that exotic? The final kicker for me, was during a chase scene towards the end of the film, where our hero, Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) is trying to escape on motorbike from some bad guys, he is being chase by a mid nineties white Ford Falcon. Now I own one of those! Villains should drive cool cars – not as cool as the hero, mind you, but cool – what happened to the black Mercedes – or any other black European saloon – that suggests power and evil (ness). Despite my grumbles Mission: Impossible II is not a bad film, and I am guessing that people from other parts of the world may have even enjoyed the snapshot of Australia (particularly Sydney) that this film provides.

The film opens in Sydney, at the laboratories of Biocyte Pharmaceuticals, and a mad professor named Nekovich has just injected himself with a nasty virus called Chimera. He has the antidote though – it’s called Valleraphon – and he has to take it within twenty hours or he will die. Why has he injected himself with this disease? Would you believe it is to transport it into the United States. So Nekovich catches a plane to Boston with a friend, who he refers to as Dimitiri, but most viewers will recognize as IMF agent Ethan Hunt.

En route, the pilot, Hugh Stamp (Richard Roxburgh) advises passengers that they are encountering a severe drop in cabin pressure and he releases the oxygen masks from the ceiling. The passengers put them on and pass out – even the co-pilots pass out. Two, who hadn’t pulled down the masks are Nekovich and Hunt, but Hunt takes of Nekovich with a hard elbow to the throat. Hunt then takes Nekovich’s suitcase which contains the Vallerophon. Much to everybody’s surprise, Hunt then rips his face off – it’s a latex mask like the ones used in the first Mission: Impossible movie. It isn’t Hunt at all, but another IMF operative named Sean Ambrose (Dougray Scott). Ambrose and his small team of men who now control the plane parachute out, leaving the plane, now on auto pilot to fly into a mountain.

You maybe thinking, that killing hundreds of innocent people in a plane crash is not a really nice thing to do, and surely unbecoming of an IMF agent. And you’d be right. Ambrose has gone renegade. He sees Chimera and Vallerophon as his break break to make millions of dollars – but unfortunately he has made a small mistake. He didn’t realize that the Chimera virus wasn’t in Nekovich’s suitcase like the Vallerophon – it was in Nekovich himself. So Ambrose is stuck with an antidote to a disease that he does not possess.

Meanwhile in some rugged mountains in Utah, the real Ethan Hunt, who is on holiday, is doing a spot of mountain climbing. Once he reaches the top, a helicopter swings by and fires a rocket into the ground at Hunt’s feet. It is not an explosive rocket – it is just a canister containing a message – or more precisely, a set of sunglasses. Hunt retrieves the glasses from the casing and slips them on, and he receives a message from his boss, Mission Commander Swanbeck (Anthony Hopkins). His instructions are rather vague, but he is to recruit three operatives for his next mission (should he choose to accept it), but one of them must be Nyah Nordorf-Hall (Thandie Newton). Hunt is told she is currently in Seville.

Nyah is a professional thief, and when Hunt catches up with her, she is trying to steal a necklace from a wealthy Spaniard. Hunt intervenes and recruits her to work on the mission. Little does Hunt know that Nyah used to have a relationship with Ambrose. He believes that she has been recruited for her skills as a thief. When Swanbeck informs Hunt that his mission is to go after Ambrose, who is in Australia, preparing to steal Chimera, and that Nyah is simply the bait, Hunt isn’t too impressed. You see, he has formed an attachment to Nyah himself.

Hunt’s two other assistants on the mission are Luther Strickell (Ving Rhames). Strickell, who you may remember from the first MI movie, is the computer genius. Next, for a bit of local colour, there is Australian chopper pilot, Billy Blair (John Polson). Blair is also comic relief.

Tom Cruise plays Hunt as either a smirk or a scowl, and that’s fine. You’re either a Tom Cruise fan or your not – he appears to have lost a few fans in recent years due to some of his off screen antics – but he is still a fine actor and these days, Hunt is one of his signature roles.

I’ll be the first to admit that Thandie Newton is a glamorous lady, but I find her acting unconvincing. I realize her character is one that has been tricked into performing a task that she doesn’t want to do, and that may explain why she spends the whole film with a scowl on her face. At the same time, this does not endear her to the viewing public. Where we should be feeling for her character, instead we feel like staying out of her way because she’s angry.

Dougray Scott as Sean Ambrose is the best thing in this movie. He’s an amazing actor. I have seen him play roles where he is down to earth everyman, but here he is a full on menace to society – even his enunciation of words is right on for such a character. He can take a simple line of dialogue, and make it sound like a slew of profanity is coming your way, where in fact there are no swear words at all. Many a film falls or stands on the strength of the villain, and this film stands due to Dougray Scott.

An uncredited, Anthony Hopkins plays Hunt’s controller Swanbeck, which is okay. The role is little more than a cameo. One part of me likes the idea of Hunt receiving from a controller, almost like an ‘M’ character. After all it makes sense that Hunt should receive detailed mission briefings from a superior. But another part of me longs for the hokey disks or tapes (or whatever) than Jim Phelps used to receive – as voiced by Bob Johnson. There’s a hint of this in the sunglasses that Hunt receives at the beginning, but it is voiced by Hopkins.

At the time of the films release, much was made out of the fact that the film was directed by John Woo. Woo’s reputation as a master of stylized action scenes was intended to inject a new harder style into the Mission: Impossible series, but for me I found many of the action scenes contrived. The scenes I felt that were fantastic were the more introspective scenes, where Woo used slow motion to great effect. The flamenco scene when Hunt first sees Nyah is a show stopper, and the scenes at the end, as Nyah wanders aimlessly around Sydney are first rate. These contrast greatly with the cold sterile motorbike action scenes.

Mission: Impossible II, like all the films in the series (to date), was released with an enormous saturation advertising campaign, which to me has two effects. The first is that it puts bums on seats, which is great for the movies companies who are looking to make coin. The second effect, if a film is over hyped and doesn’t deliver to the levels that the saturation campaign claims, then viewers walk out of the cinema cheated, feeling that they haven’t got their money’s worth. I believe M:1 2 is like that. The film was so hyped, that upon release it couldn’t live up to the expectations and I believe that many people walked out of the cinema believing that the film was crap. It’s not. It’s quite a good little espionage tale, and now, all these years later, it is much easier to sit back, relax and enjoy the movie for what it is.

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Mission: Impossible II (2000)

Mission: Impossible II

Country: United States / Germany
Director: John Woo
Starring: Tom Cruise, Dougray Scott, Thandie Newton, Richard Roxburgh, John Polson, Anthony Hopkins
Music: Hans Zimmer

As most regular readers would be aware, I am Australian and often lament the fact that my country’s contribution to cinematic espionage is rather small. Then along comes a film like Mission: Impossible II, while not being an Australian film, a large portion of the film is set in Australia. Now you would think I would be jumping up and down for joy and pumping my fist in the air. But just to be contrary, I wasn’t! When I watch spy films, I like to be swept away to exotic locations, like the Bahamas, Istanbul or the Orient. But here is a film set in my own backyard. How is that exotic? The final kicker for me, was during a chase scene towards the end of the film, where our hero, Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) is trying to escape on motorbike from some bad guys, he is being chase by a mid nineties white Ford Falcon. Now I own one of those! Villains should drive cool cars – not as cool as the hero, mind you, but cool – what happened to the black Mercedes – or any other black European saloon – that suggests power and evil (ness). Despite my grumbles Mission: Impossible II is not a bad film, and I am guessing that people from other parts of the world may have even enjoyed the snapshot of Australia (particularly Sydney) that this film provides.

The film opens in Sydney, at the laboratories of Biocyte Pharmaceuticals, and a mad professor named Nekovich has just injected himself with a nasty virus called Chimera. He has the antidote though – it’s called Valleraphon – and he has to take it within twenty hours or he will die. Why has he injected himself with this disease? Would you believe it is to transport it into the United States. So Nekovich catches a plane to Boston with a friend, who he refers to as Dimitiri, but most viewers will recognize as IMF agent Ethan Hunt.

En route, the pilot, Hugh Stamp (Richard Roxburgh) advises passengers that they are encountering a severe drop in cabin pressure and he releases the oxygen masks from the ceiling. The passengers put them on and pass out – even the co-pilots pass out. Two, who hadn’t pulled down the masks are Nekovich and Hunt, but Hunt takes of Nekovich with a hard elbow to the throat. Hunt then takes Nekovich’s suitcase which contains the Vallerophon. Much to everybody’s surprise, Hunt then rips his face off – it’s a latex mask like the ones used in the first Mission: Impossible movie. It isn’t Hunt at all, but another IMF operative named Sean Ambrose (Dougray Scott). Ambrose and his small team of men who now control the plane parachute out, leaving the plane, now on auto pilot to fly into a mountain.

You maybe thinking, that killing hundreds of innocent people in a plane crash is not a really nice thing to do, and surely unbecoming of an IMF agent. And you’d be right. Ambrose has gone renegade. He sees Chimera and Vallerophon as his break break to make millions of dollars – but unfortunately he has made a small mistake. He didn’t realize that the Chimera virus wasn’t in Nekovich’s suitcase like the Vallerophon – it was in Nekovich himself. So Ambrose is stuck with an antidote to a disease that he does not possess.

Meanwhile in some rugged mountains in Utah, the real Ethan Hunt, who is on holiday, is doing a spot of mountain climbing. Once he reaches the top, a helicopter swings by and fires a rocket into the ground at Hunt’s feet. It is not an explosive rocket – it is just a canister containing a message – or more precisely, a set of sunglasses. Hunt retrieves the glasses from the casing and slips them on, and he receives a message from his boss, Mission Commander Swanbeck (Anthony Hopkins). His instructions are rather vague, but he is to recruit three operatives for his next mission (should he choose to accept it), but one of them must be Nyah Nordorf-Hall (Thandie Newton). Hunt is told she is currently in Seville.

Nyah is a professional thief, and when Hunt catches up with her, she is trying to steal a necklace from a wealthy Spaniard. Hunt intervenes and recruits her to work on the mission. Little does Hunt know that Nyah used to have a relationship with Ambrose. He believes that she has been recruited for her skills as a thief. When Swanbeck informs Hunt that his mission is to go after Ambrose, who is in Australia, preparing to steal Chimera, and that Nyah is simply the bait, Hunt isn’t too impressed. You see, he has formed an attachment to Nyah himself.

Hunt’s two other assistants on the mission are Luther Strickell (Ving Rhames). Strickell, who you may remember from the first MI movie, is the computer genius. Next, for a bit of local colour, there is Australian chopper pilot, Billy Blair (John Polson). Blair is also comic relief.

Tom Cruise plays Hunt as either a smirk or a scowl, and that’s fine. You’re either a Tom Cruise fan or your not – he appears to have lost a few fans in recent years due to some of his off screen antics – but he is still a fine actor and these days, Hunt is one of his signature roles.

I’ll be the first to admit that Thandie Newton is a glamorous lady, but I find her acting unconvincing. I realize her character is one that has been tricked into performing a task that she doesn’t want to do, and that may explain why she spends the whole film with a scowl on her face. At the same time, this does not endear her to the viewing public. Where we should be feeling for her character, instead we feel like staying out of her way because she’s angry.

Dougray Scott as Sean Ambrose is the best thing in this movie. He’s an amazing actor. I have seen him play roles where he is down to earth everyman, but here he is a full on menace to society – even his enunciation of words is right on for such a character. He can take a simple line of dialogue, and make it sound like a slew of profanity is coming your way, where in fact there are no swear words at all. Many a film falls or stands on the strength of the villain, and this film stands due to Dougray Scott.

An uncredited, Anthony Hopkins plays Hunt’s controller Swanbeck, which is okay. The role is little more than a cameo. One part of me likes the idea of Hunt receiving from a controller, almost like an ‘M’ character. After all it makes sense that Hunt should receive detailed mission briefings from a superior. But another part of me longs for the hokey disks or tapes (or whatever) than Jim Phelps used to receive – as voiced by Bob Johnson. There’s a hint of this in the sunglasses that Hunt receives at the beginning, but it is voiced by Hopkins.

At the time of the films release, much was made out of the fact that the film was directed by John Woo. Woo’s reputation as a master of stylized action scenes was intended to inject a new harder style into the Mission: Impossible series, but for me I found many of the action scenes contrived. The scenes I felt that were fantastic were the more introspective scenes, where Woo used slow motion to great effect. The flamenco scene when Hunt first sees Nyah is a show stopper, and the scenes at the end, as Nyah wanders aimlessly around Sydney are first rate. These contrast greatly with the cold sterile motorbike action scenes.

Mission: Impossible II, like all the films in the series (to date), was released with an enormous saturation advertising campaign, which to me has two effects. The first is that it puts bums on seats, which is great for the movies companies who are looking to make coin. The second effect, if a film is over hyped and doesn’t deliver to the levels that the saturation campaign claims, then viewers walk out of the cinema cheated, feeling that they haven’t got their money’s worth. I believe M:1 2 is like that. The film was so hyped, that upon release it couldn’t live up to the expectations and I believe that many people walked out of the cinema believing that the film was crap. It’s not. It’s quite a good little espionage tale, and now, all these years later, it is much easier to sit back, relax and enjoy the movie for what it is.

Mission: Impossible II

Assassins (1995)

Country: United States / France
Director: Richard Donner
Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Antonio Banderas, Julianne Moore, Anatoli Davydov, Muse Watson, Steve Kahan
Music: Mark Mancina

I am in a quandary as to why, when you have two charismatic leads like Sylvester Stallone and Antonio Banderas, you would not imbue their characters with one single likable trait. Richard Donner who has made quite a few big budget crowd pleasers – Superman: The Movie, Lethal Weapon, Maverick, Sixteen Blocks, just to name a few – seems to have let go of the reigns here.

The film opens with black and white footage of a Tashlinkov, a Russian assassin, collecting money from a bank in South America. Waiting and watching from a window in a building across the road from the bank is another assassin, Robert Rath (Sylvester Stallone). As Tashlinkov leaves the bank, Rath makes the shot and kills his target. In the process, Rath has moved for being the world’s No.2 assassin, to No. 1.

The film moves forward many years to present day, and Rath marches a fellow into a swamp to be killed. You can tell that the years have taken their tole, and Rath is jaded by the whole killing business. When the target pleads for an honorable death, Rath hands him a gun with only one bullet in it. The target takes his own life. Rath’s mission is complete, but he is his life and the world he inhabit. This is further emphasized in the next scene, in a moment of moody introspection. Rath stares out a window as rain falls outside.

Later Rath has to go back to work. Via computer, he contacts he controller and is given his next assignment. His target is Alan Branch, who is a billionaire who has been financing right-wing death-squads in South America. Branch who is a recluse, comes out of hiding to attend his brother’s funeral. Rath also attends the funeral as a mourner, with a gun hidden in a fake plaster cast over his arm. He intends to make the hit; collect a big payday, and then retire from the business.

Unbeknownst to Rath, another assassin, Miguel Bain (Antonio Banderas) has also been hired to make the hit on Branch. As the priest performs the ceremony, hiding behind a gravestone, Bain takes the shot and kills Branch.

Rath is confused; and most importantly dismayed that his payday has been taken away from him. It appears that Rath’s position as the No.1 assassin is under threat. Bain is No. 2 and he wants the top job. Naturally the two men will battle it out throughout the film to see who is the best.

Rath’s next assignment is to take out a woman known as ‘Elektra’ (Julianne Moore). Elektra is a hi-tech cyber thief with secrets to sell. Her buyers are members of the Dutch underworld. Rath also has to kill the buyers and retrieve the information that Elektra is selling. Naturally, as the assignment plays out, Bain becomes involved and it becomes one great big shooting match.

Assassins features violent an unpleasant characters who have little concern for civilian casualties. Sure the film has plenty of action and if all you’re after is loud action set pieces, then maybe the film qualifies as a solid slice of entertainment. But those who want a little bit more, like characters who are worth investing your precious time with, will find that you just don’t care about Stallone or Banderas at all. Ultimately this film is loud and empty.

Assassins (1995)

Assassins (1995)

Country: United States / France
Director: Richard Donner
Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Antonio Banderas, Julianne Moore, Anatoli Davydov, Muse Watson, Steve Kahan
Music: Mark Mancina

I am in a quandary as to why, when you have two charismatic leads like Sylvester Stallone and Antonio Banderas, you would not imbue their characters with one single likable trait. Richard Donner who has made quite a few big budget crowd pleasers – Superman: The Movie, Lethal Weapon, Maverick, Sixteen Blocks, just to name a few – seems to have let go of the reigns here.

The film opens with black and white footage of a Tashlinkov, a Russian assassin, collecting money from a bank in South America. Waiting and watching from a window in a building across the road from the bank is another assassin, Robert Rath (Sylvester Stallone). As Tashlinkov leaves the bank, Rath makes the shot and kills his target. In the process, Rath has moved for being the world’s No.2 assassin, to No. 1.

The film moves forward many years to present day, and Rath marches a fellow into a swamp to be killed. You can tell that the years have taken their tole, and Rath is jaded by the whole killing business. When the target pleads for an honorable death, Rath hands him a gun with only one bullet in it. The target takes his own life. Rath’s mission is complete, but he is his life and the world he inhabit. This is further emphasized in the next scene, in a moment of moody introspection. Rath stares out a window as rain falls outside.

Later Rath has to go back to work. Via computer, he contacts he controller and is given his next assignment. His target is Alan Branch, who is a billionaire who has been financing right-wing death-squads in South America. Branch who is a recluse, comes out of hiding to attend his brother’s funeral. Rath also attends the funeral as a mourner, with a gun hidden in a fake plaster cast over his arm. He intends to make the hit; collect a big payday, and then retire from the business.

Unbeknownst to Rath, another assassin, Miguel Bain (Antonio Banderas) has also been hired to make the hit on Branch. As the priest performs the ceremony, hiding behind a gravestone, Bain takes the shot and kills Branch.

Rath is confused; and most importantly dismayed that his payday has been taken away from him. It appears that Rath’s position as the No.1 assassin is under threat. Bain is No. 2 and he wants the top job. Naturally the two men will battle it out throughout the film to see who is the best.

Rath’s next assignment is to take out a woman known as ‘Elektra’ (Julianne Moore). Elektra is a hi-tech cyber thief with secrets to sell. Her buyers are members of the Dutch underworld. Rath also has to kill the buyers and retrieve the information that Elektra is selling. Naturally, as the assignment plays out, Bain becomes involved and it becomes one great big shooting match.

Assassins features violent an unpleasant characters who have little concern for civilian casualties. Sure the film has plenty of action and if all you’re after is loud action set pieces, then maybe the film qualifies as a solid slice of entertainment. But those who want a little bit more, like characters who are worth investing your precious time with, will find that you just don’t care about Stallone or Banderas at all. Ultimately this film is loud and empty.

Assassins (1995)

The Baron: The Legions Of Ammak (1966)


Director: John Moxey
Starring: Steve Forrest, Peter Wyngarde, George, Murcell, Paul Ferris, Michael Godfrey, Isa Miranda, Valli Newby
Music: Edwin Astley
Based on characters created by John Creasy

The Baron is not really a spy show, but like most of ITC’s adventure series of the mid to late ‘60s, some of the stories cross over into espionage territory. The star of The Baron is American actor Steve Forrest who plays John Mannering, known as The Baron because he used to be a cattle baron in the United States. Now he is an art broker in London, selling priceless treasures. On this occasion he is selling the Legions of Ammak, which is an intricate jewelled necklace with seven flawless black pearls. It is also a regal symbol of the Middle Eastern country of Ammak and must be worn by the country’s sovereign on all official occasions. The seller is King Abrahim of Ammak (Peter Wyngarde) who wishes to use the proceeds from the sale to build a new hospital in his country. The buyer is an eccentric Greek millionaire called Ofeg Cossackian (George Murcell).

The sale goes very well, and The Baron’s assistant, David (Paul Ferris) cracks open a bottle of champagne to celebrate. As the cork flies out, a spray of champagne covers the King’s shirt and tie. He is very gracious about it, and David goes to work cleaning it up with a napkin. As he blots the Kings tie he notices that it is an Eton tie. David immediately thinks that it is a suspicious because the King went to Harrow.

Later, when David explains this, The Baron doesn’t get it. He is not familiar with ‘the old school tie’ protocol in England, and doesn’t realise the implication. But David explains that wearing the wrong colours is just not done. The Baron decides to look into it but runs into resistance in the form of the King’s right hand man Colonel Ahmed Bey (Michael Godfrey). He dismisses The Baron’s claims as nonsense.

We later find that the seller of the Legions of Ammak was not the King at all, but an actor, Ronald Noyce (also played by Wyngarde). Noyce had been hired by Ahmed Bey to sell the necklace so the King would be discredited, and then Bey could take control of the country. Naturally, The Baron takes matters into his own hands

Once again, Peter Wyngarde steals the show. Here, given a dual role, he gets to demonstrate two very different performances. As King Ibrahim we get a more mannered display. But as the actor, Ronald Noyce, Wyngarde is given full reign to let the more flamboyant side of his nature run free. But these contrasting styles work together beautifully because it is quite easy to believe we are watching two different people on the screen – rather than one actor giving a dual performance.

Now this is the only episode of The Baron that I have watched, and as such I can’t say if it is indicative of the series as a whole, But if it is, then I would suggest that The Baron is another quality TV production from the ITC stable. Viewers who like The Saint, Man In A Suitcase, Department S or any of the similar shows from that era, should find The Baron an enjoyable viewing experience.

The Baron: The Legions Of Ammak (1966)

The Baron: The Legions Of Ammak (1966)


Director: John Moxey
Starring: Steve Forrest, Peter Wyngarde, George, Murcell, Paul Ferris, Michael Godfrey, Isa Miranda, Valli Newby
Music: Edwin Astley
Based on characters created by John Creasy

The Baron is not really a spy show, but like most of ITC’s adventure series of the mid to late ‘60s, some of the stories cross over into espionage territory. The star of The Baron is American actor Steve Forrest who plays John Mannering, known as The Baron because he used to be a cattle baron in the United States. Now he is an art broker in London, selling priceless treasures. On this occasion he is selling the Legions of Ammak, which is an intricate jewelled necklace with seven flawless black pearls. It is also a regal symbol of the Middle Eastern country of Ammak and must be worn by the country’s sovereign on all official occasions. The seller is King Abrahim of Ammak (Peter Wyngarde) who wishes to use the proceeds from the sale to build a new hospital in his country. The buyer is an eccentric Greek millionaire called Ofeg Cossackian (George Murcell).

The sale goes very well, and The Baron’s assistant, David (Paul Ferris) cracks open a bottle of champagne to celebrate. As the cork flies out, a spray of champagne covers the King’s shirt and tie. He is very gracious about it, and David goes to work cleaning it up with a napkin. As he blots the Kings tie he notices that it is an Eton tie. David immediately thinks that it is a suspicious because the King went to Harrow.

Later, when David explains this, The Baron doesn’t get it. He is not familiar with ‘the old school tie’ protocol in England, and doesn’t realise the implication. But David explains that wearing the wrong colours is just not done. The Baron decides to look into it but runs into resistance in the form of the King’s right hand man Colonel Ahmed Bey (Michael Godfrey). He dismisses The Baron’s claims as nonsense.

We later find that the seller of the Legions of Ammak was not the King at all, but an actor, Ronald Noyce (also played by Wyngarde). Noyce had been hired by Ahmed Bey to sell the necklace so the King would be discredited, and then Bey could take control of the country. Naturally, The Baron takes matters into his own hands

Once again, Peter Wyngarde steals the show. Here, given a dual role, he gets to demonstrate two very different performances. As King Ibrahim we get a more mannered display. But as the actor, Ronald Noyce, Wyngarde is given full reign to let the more flamboyant side of his nature run free. But these contrasting styles work together beautifully because it is quite easy to believe we are watching two different people on the screen – rather than one actor giving a dual performance.

Now this is the only episode of The Baron that I have watched, and as such I can’t say if it is indicative of the series as a whole, But if it is, then I would suggest that The Baron is another quality TV production from the ITC stable. Viewers who like The Saint, Man In A Suitcase, Department S or any of the similar shows from that era, should find The Baron an enjoyable viewing experience.

The Baron: The Legions Of Ammak (1966)