The Eye of the Monocle (1962)

11/14/1962 (FR) ThrillerComedyCrime 1h 44m
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Overview

In 1943, a German commando conceals a large quantity of gold in an undersea cave on the coast of Corsica. Years later, Schlumpf, the sole survivor of the commando, returns to Corsica to recuperate the treasure -- with British and Soviet spies on his heels, and closely monitored by Dromard, from the French intelligence services. The monocled Dromard is convinced that he can outfox his opponents, but difficulties accumulate: despite his plump appearance, Herr Schlumpf is a sly fellow; Corsica is teeming with treasure hunters from various nationalities; and all parties readily resort to unnatural alliances, brazen treachery, and strong-arm tactics. Who will get the treasure?

  1. Georges Lautner

    Director, Writer

  2. colonel Rémy

    Writer

  3. Jacques Robert

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Paul Meurisse

    Paul Meurisse

    Le commandant Théobald Dromard, dit "Le Monocle"

  2. Elga Andersen

    Elga Andersen

    Erika Murger

  3. Gaia Germani

    Gaia Germani

    Diana

  4. Charles Millot

    Charles Millot

    Commissaire Matlov

  5. Robert Dalban

    Robert Dalban

    Poussin

  6. Maurice Biraud

    Maurice Biraud

    Martigue

  7. Georges Lautner

    Georges Lautner

    un officier allemand

  8. Raymond Meunier

    Bob Dugoinneau

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The Eye of the Monocle

Original Title L'œil du monocle

Status Released

Original Language French

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