The Delta Factor (1970)

91 mins | Adventure | 1970

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CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
PRODUCTION TEXT
A Mickey Spillane Production
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
WRITER
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
Dir of photog
ART DIRECTORS
Art dir
FILM EDITOR
Film ed
COSTUMES
Ward
SOUND
PRODUCTION MISC
Prod mgr
Vis cons
Stunt driving
Stunt driving
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the novel The Delta Factor by Mickey Spillane (New York, 1969).
DETAILS
Premiere Information:
Nashville, Tennessee, opening: 15 May 1970
Physical Properties:
Sound
Color
print by Movielab
Duration(in mins):
91
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

After escaping from a maximum-security prison where he was being held for stealing $40 million, Morgan, an international privateer, is recaptured and offered a choice: either return to prison (though he swears he is innocent) or participate in the rescue of a scientist held captive by a Caribbean island dictator. Choosing the latter, Morgan is forced to marry Kim Stacy, a beautiful CIA agent. Posing as a drug dealer, Morgan gains entry to the fortress where the scientist and hundreds of other political prisoners are being held. There he familiarizes himself with the various security measures and formulates a rescue plan; then, after arranging to have a CIA plane meet Kim, the scientist, and himself on a designated airstrip, he returns to the fortress, releases all the prisoners, and escapes with the scientist. Morgan also manages to hold off with gunfire both the pursuing dictator and a carload of soldiers but is thwarted when he reaches the plane and finds Kim held at gunpoint by Sal Dekker, an old war buddy who actually stole the $40 million and framed Morgan. After baiting Dekker into confessing his guilt, Morgan kills him and frees Kim. Then, once the plane is airborne for the States with the scientist safely aboard, Morgan exchanges a loving glance with Kim and, with her assistance, bails out to search for the $40 million and clear his ... +


After escaping from a maximum-security prison where he was being held for stealing $40 million, Morgan, an international privateer, is recaptured and offered a choice: either return to prison (though he swears he is innocent) or participate in the rescue of a scientist held captive by a Caribbean island dictator. Choosing the latter, Morgan is forced to marry Kim Stacy, a beautiful CIA agent. Posing as a drug dealer, Morgan gains entry to the fortress where the scientist and hundreds of other political prisoners are being held. There he familiarizes himself with the various security measures and formulates a rescue plan; then, after arranging to have a CIA plane meet Kim, the scientist, and himself on a designated airstrip, he returns to the fortress, releases all the prisoners, and escapes with the scientist. Morgan also manages to hold off with gunfire both the pursuing dictator and a carload of soldiers but is thwarted when he reaches the plane and finds Kim held at gunpoint by Sal Dekker, an old war buddy who actually stole the $40 million and framed Morgan. After baiting Dekker into confessing his guilt, Morgan kills him and frees Kim. Then, once the plane is airborne for the States with the scientist safely aboard, Morgan exchanges a loving glance with Kim and, with her assistance, bails out to search for the $40 million and clear his name. +

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Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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