The Assassination Bureau

  • Film
  • Comedy
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None too witty black comedy, loosely based on Stevenson's unfinished novel and set in the first decade of this century. Rigg is the journalist who uncovers a secret organisation of professional killers, and manages to fight it with the help of its leader (Reed), who falls in love with her. Amid all the heavy caricaturing and the funereal pace, only Geoffrey Unsworth's photography of the Venetian scenes is of note.

Release details

Duration: 110 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Basil Dearden
Screenwriter: Michael Relph
Cast: Oliver Reed
Diana Rigg
Telly Savalas
Curd J├╝rgens
Philippe Noiret
Warren Mitchell
Beryl Reid
Clive Revill
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