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The President's Analyst Details

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The President's Analyst is [[Performer~P195536~James Coburn~jamescoburn]], whose position makes him privy to any number of delicate government secrets. Thus [[Performer~P195536~Coburn~jamescoburn]] becomes a most desirable prize for several secret-agent organizations, including the CEA and the FBR (we know who these folks are really supposed to be, even though the phony names were crudely dubbed onto the soundtrack after the film was completed). When [[Performer~P195536~Coburn~jamescoburn]] becomes expendable, he finds a pair of strong allies in the form of likeable political assassin [[Performer~P10386~Godfrey Cambridge~godfreycambridge]] and gay Soviet spy [[Performer~P16992~Severn Darden~severndarden]]. The main plot involves an insidious, unnamed concern that wishes to harness [[Performer~P195536~Coburn~jamescoburn]]'s talents in order to brainwash the president -- and everyone else in America -- into submission. The President's Analyst is a terrific, on-target satire of virtually every sacred cow of the late 1960s; the satire was so potent, in fact, that when the NBC network broadcast the film in the early 1970s, it was compelled to remove the picture's punchline. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

  • Release date:December 21, 1967

Cast

James Coburn
as Dr. Sidney Schaefer
Godfrey Cambridge
as Don Masters
Severn Darden
as Kropotkin
Pat Harrington, Jr.
as Arlington Hewes
Jill Banner
as Snow White
Eduard Franz
as Ethan Allen Cockett
Walter Burke
as Henry Lux
William Daniels
as Wynn Quantrill
Joan Darling
as Jeff Quantrill
Arte Johnson
as Sullivan
Martin Horsey
as 1st Puddlian
William Beckley
as Puddlian
Kathleen Hughes
as Tourist

Crew

Theodore J. Flicker
Director
Stanley Crea Rubin
Producer
Theodore J. Flicker
Screenwriter
William A. Fraker
Cinematographer
Lalo Schifrin
Composer (Music Score)
Theodore J. Flicker
Songwriter
Stuart H. Pappe
Editor
Pato Guzman
Production Designer
Hal Pereira
Art Director
Howard W. Koch
Executive Producer
Robert R. Benton
Set Designer
Arthur Krams
Set Designer
Jack Bear
Costume Designer
Kurt Neumann
First Assistant Director
Emile LaVigne
Makeup
Wally Westmore
Makeup
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