| 5.9/10 |
10 August 1978
| David Janssen
Romolo Guerrieri, Mino Roli, Vittorio Schiraldi
Corinne Cléry, David Janssen, Arthur Kennedy, Faidon Georgitsis
David Janssen movies, Movies about the CIA, Spy movies
Covert Action (originally released as Sono Stato un Agente C.I.A.) is a 1978 Italian/Greek co-production Eurospy film starring the American actor David Janssen.
The plot was based on the experiences of former CIA agent Philip Agee who initiated a lawsuit with the producers over his fees and expenses.
Covert Action (film) Wikipedia
A former CIA agent decides to write about his CIA career that leads him into danger.
The original female lead Catherine Bach dropped out and was replaced with Corinne Cléry. Due to a then new Italian ordinance that prohibited the firing of firearms in Italian movies, gunfire scenes were filmed in Greece.David Janssen ... Lester Horton
Arthur Kennedy ... CIA Chief of Station, Athens
Maurizio Merli ... John Florio
Corinne Cléry ... Anne Florio
Philippe Leroy ... Greek Inspector
Ivan Rassimov ... The Silent
Giacomo Rossi-Stuart ... Grant