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The Ravishing Idiot (Agent 38-24-36)

The Ravishing Idiot (Agent 38-24-36)

A Feature film by Édouard Molinaro

Produced by Productions Belles Rives

Release in France : 13/03/1964

    Synopsis

    Harry Compton, a naive young man, is dismissed by the bank in which he worked. Desperately in need of a job, he agrees to become a Soviet spy. Assigned with the mission to steal the "Avalanche" secret file from Sir Dumfrey, he gets to know Penny, a ravishing but somewhat dumb dressmaker. The young woman spontaneously offers to help Harry in his actions. But they are pursued by bad luck. What's more, they keep accumulating blunders. To make matters worse, the MI6 has learned of the operation...

    Source : IMDb

    Actors (37)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producer :

    Productions Belles Rives

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    The Bureau Sales

    Foreign production company :

    Flora Film

    French distribution :

    Société Nouvelle de Cinématographie (SNC)

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country

    Full credits (18)

    Assistant directors :

    Pierre Cosson, Antoine Jacquet

    Author of original work :

    Charles Exbrayat

    Screenwriters :

    Georges Tabet, André Tabet, Édouard Molinaro, François Billetdoux

    Sound Recordist :

    Robert Biard

    Camera Operator :

    Daniel Diot

    Editors :

    Monique Isnardon, Robert Isnardon

    Music Composer :

    Michel Legrand

    Costume designer :

    Tanine Autré

    Still Photographer :

    Paul Apoteker

    Adapter/dialogue writer :

    Édouard Molinaro

    Producer :

    Michel Ardan

    Director of Photography :

    Andréas Winding

    Assistant Operator :

    André Dubreuil

    Production Manager :

    Robert Florat

    Continuity supervisor :

    Hélène Sebillotte

    Production Designer :

    Robert Clavel

    Artistic Director :

    Jean André

    Location managers :

    Jacques Pignier, Jean-Philippe Mérand

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Romantic comedy

    Production language :

    French

    Coproducer countries :

    France, Italy

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    Majority French (France, Italy)

    Production year :

    1964

    French release :

    13/03/1964

    Runtime :

    1 h 20 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    28194

    Visa issue date :

    13/03/1964

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Black & White

    Aspect ratio :

    1.85

    Audio format :

    Mono

    Rating restrictions :

    None

    Posters (4)

    Director