Kiss the Girls and Make Them Die (1967)

106 mins | Melodrama | 1967

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HISTORY

Filmed in Rio de Janeiro. Released in Italy in 1966 as Se tutte le donne del mondo ; running time: 105 min. Alternative Italian title: Operazione Paradiso . U. S. sources credit only Henry Levin as director, while foreign sources credit both Levin and Dino ... More Less

Filmed in Rio de Janeiro. Released in Italy in 1966 as Se tutte le donne del mondo ; running time: 105 min. Alternative Italian title: Operazione Paradiso . U. S. sources credit only Henry Levin as director, while foreign sources credit both Levin and Dino Maiuri. More Less

CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
2nd unit dir
2nd unit dir
Asst dir
Asst dir
PRODUCERS
Exec prod
Exec prod
WRITERS
Story
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
ART DIRECTORS
Art dir
Asst art dir
FILM EDITORS
Film ed
Asst to film ed
SET DECORATOR
Set dresser
COSTUMES
Miss Provine's cost
MUSIC
Mus & special mus effects
Harmonica solo
SOUND
Sd re-rec
VISUAL EFFECTS
Spec optical eff
Spec eff
MAKEUP
Makeup supv
Hairdresser
PRODUCTION MISC
Asst to the director
Prod mgr
Scr girl
Prod asst
Casting dir
Set constr
SOURCES
SONGS
"Kiss the Girls and Make Them Die," music by Mario Nascimbene, lyrics by Howard Greenfield.
DETAILS
Alternate Titles:
Operazione Paradiso
Se tutte le donne del mondo
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 25 January 1967
Copyright Claimant:
Dino De Laurentiis Cinematografica
Copyright Date:
8 November 1966
Copyright Number:
LP33642
Physical Properties:
Sound
Westrex
Color
Technicolor
Duration(in mins):
106
Country:
United States
SYNOPSIS

Assisted by an infamous Nazi doctor who conducted sterility experiments during the war, Mr. Ardonian, a mysterious industrialist with headquarters in Rio de Janeiro, has perfected a satellite which, once in orbit, could emit ultrasonic waves capable of sterilizing mankind. After agreeing to sell his process to the Red Chinese for $500 million, Ardonian amuses himself by collecting beautiful young women and placing them in a state of suspended animation until the time when they will be needed to repopulate the earth. (Undesirable candidates are eliminated in various bizarre ways.) His activities are closely watched by both an American CIA man, Kelly, and a beautiful English secret agent, Susan Fleming, who visit an Indian village in the Brazilian jungle and discover that Ardonian's experiments have caused all sexual desire to be suppressed for more than 4 years. Susan is captured and taken to Ardonian's underwater laboratory where the madman intends to include her in his "hibernation harem." Once he has received the $500 million from the Chinese emissaries, Ardonian electrocutes them in a mass double-cross and then decides to become master of the world by sterilizing the earth's entire population. But Kelly makes his way into the undersea laboratory while Susan's chauffeur, James, goes to alert the Brazilian army. Kelly rescues Susan and knocks Ardonian into the hibernation vault just as Brazilian soldiers arrive to take ... +


Assisted by an infamous Nazi doctor who conducted sterility experiments during the war, Mr. Ardonian, a mysterious industrialist with headquarters in Rio de Janeiro, has perfected a satellite which, once in orbit, could emit ultrasonic waves capable of sterilizing mankind. After agreeing to sell his process to the Red Chinese for $500 million, Ardonian amuses himself by collecting beautiful young women and placing them in a state of suspended animation until the time when they will be needed to repopulate the earth. (Undesirable candidates are eliminated in various bizarre ways.) His activities are closely watched by both an American CIA man, Kelly, and a beautiful English secret agent, Susan Fleming, who visit an Indian village in the Brazilian jungle and discover that Ardonian's experiments have caused all sexual desire to be suppressed for more than 4 years. Susan is captured and taken to Ardonian's underwater laboratory where the madman intends to include her in his "hibernation harem." Once he has received the $500 million from the Chinese emissaries, Ardonian electrocutes them in a mass double-cross and then decides to become master of the world by sterilizing the earth's entire population. But Kelly makes his way into the undersea laboratory while Susan's chauffeur, James, goes to alert the Brazilian army. Kelly rescues Susan and knocks Ardonian into the hibernation vault just as Brazilian soldiers arrive to take charge. +

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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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