Marie-Chantal contre le docteur Kha

Marie-Chantal contre le docteur Kha, also known as Blue Panther, is a 1965 spy film directed by Claude Chabrol.[1] based on the character in a series of novels by Jacques Chazot.

Marie-Chantal contre le docteur Kha
Directed byClaude Chabrol
Produced byGeorges de Beauregard
Pierre Gauchet
Written byDaniel Boulanger (dialogue), Claude Chabrol (screenplay)
Music byGregorio García Segura
Pierre Jansen
CinematographyJean Rabier
Edited byJacques Gaillard
Release date
Running time
110 minutes


The French It girl Marie-Chantal gets accidentally entangled in a secret war between agents and terrorists. Before she actually realises what's going on around her, the henchmen of a certain Dr.Kha consider her a dangerous witness and try to hunt her down. On the run she gets to know an agent named Paco who works for Dr. Kha's counterpart Professor Lombardi.



In "The Eurospy Guide" Matt Blake praises the direction as well as the cinematography as "top-notch", the choreography as partly "hilarious" and the music as "good". He evaluates the sum of it all as "immensely entertaining".[2]


  • Blake, Matt; Deal, David (2004). The Eurospy Guide. Baltimore: Luminary Press. ISBN 1-887664-52-1.


  1. "Blue Panther". Retrieved 2014-06-11.
  2. Blake, Deal, p.147f

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