Matt Helm gets into the spy business
Long before Austin Powers chased Dr. Evil, Matt Helm was the original Man of Mystery. Four of the Dean Martin spy films are coming to DVD for the first time as the box set The Matt Helm Lounge from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.
The first of the series of Matt Helm films, the big cheese of Big O, an
organization that wants to sabotage the
American atomic missile system. It is up to secret agent Helm to save the
The handsome top agent Matt dies a tragic death in his bathtub – the women
mourn the loss. But it is just a
faked stunt for his latest top-secret mission. He shall find Dr. Solaris,
inventor of the Helium laser beam,
powerful enough to destroy a whole continent. It seems that Dr. Solaris
has been kidnapped by a criminal
organization. The trace leads to the Cote D’Azur…
A government space saucer is hijacked mid-flight by a powerful laser beam
under the control of Jose Orgega,
who then proceeds to rape the female pilot, Sheila Sommars. I.C.E. sends
agent Matt helm to Acapulco with
Sheila to recover the saucer, under the guise of Matt taking fashion
photographs of beautiful models. Matt is
temporarily sidetracked, falling prey to the seductive charms of enemy
agent Francesca Madeiros.
The Wrecking Crew:
The count has stolen enough gold to cause a financial crisis in the world
markets so I.C.E. sends in ace spy
Matt Helm to stop him. As Matt works alone, the British send in Freya to
aid Matt, but it seems that Freya
causes more problems than she solves.
A trip to the lounge will cost you $34.95 when it arrives on December 6th.
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