Covert Action Trailer

Covert Action Trailer (1978)

03 March 1978 100 mins

Janssen plays an ex-CIA agent who has become an author, writing both non-fiction exposes (Phillip Agee was in the news at this time) and fiction spy novels. The CIA is on his case, in the person of Arthur Kennedy, CIA chief in Athens, where Janssen is staying. Janssen is pursuing a case that interests him, while dodging the traps set for him by Kennedy and trying to help Maurizio Merli, a former colleague with personal problems.

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David Janssen

as Lester Horton

Arthur Kennedy

as CIA Chief of Station, Athens

Maurizio Merli

as John Florio

Corinne Cléry

as Anne Florio

Ivan Rassimov

as The Silent

Philippe Leroy

as Greek Inspector


International Releases Dates

Italy 03 March 1978

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