Special Mission Lady Chaplin

Special Mission Lady Chaplin (Italian: Missione speciale Lady Chaplin, French: L'affaire Lady Chaplin, Spanish: Operación Lady Chaplin, also known as Operation Lady Chaplin) is a 1966 Italian-French-Spanish Eurospy film directed by Alberto De Martino and Sergio Grieco.[1][2][3] It is the third and .last of the Secret Agent 077 film series starring Ken Clark as 077 and Daniela Bianchi as fashion expert and professional killer Lady Arabella Chaplin. The film was shot in New York City,Rome, Paris and Spain.

Special Mission Lady Chaplin
Directed byAlberto De Martino
Sergio Grieco
Produced byEdmondo Amati
Jacques Roitfeld
Written bySandro Continenza
Marcello Coscia
Giovanni Simonelli
Hipólito de Diego
StarringKen Clark
Daniela Bianchi
Music byBruno Nicolai
CinematographyAlejandro Ulloa
Edited byOtello Colangeli
Release date
  • August 12, 1966 (1966-08-12) (Italy)
  • June 18, 1967 (1967-06-18) (France)
  • Italy
  • France
  • Spain


CIA Secret Agent 077 Dick Malloy is sent to Madrid when someone wishes to sell a dog tag apparently recovered from the sunken American nuclear submarine USS Thresher. Once the item is identified as a genuine article, the man selling the information is killed before he can reveal how he acquired the dog tag from the ocean floor. Malloy and his boss Heston interview the Howard Hughes type marine salvage multi-millionaire Zoltan in order to determine whether the wreck of the submarine could be accessed. Zoltan denies it is possible but Heston and Malloy do not believe Zoltan is telling the truth.

Using an advanced bathysphere, Malloy travels to the site of the remains of the Thresher and discovers that the 16 Polaris missiles with nuclear warheads carried by the submarine are missing.



Special Mission Lady Chaplin was released in Italy on August 12, 1966.[4] It was released in France on June 18, 1967.[5]


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  2. Roberto Poppi, Mario Pecorari. Dizionario del cinema italiano. I film. Gremese Editore, 2007. ISBN 8884405033.
  3. Paolo Mereghetti. Il Mereghetti - Dizionario dei film. B.C. Dalai Editore, 2010. ISBN 8860736269.
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  5. "Mission spéciale Lady Chaplin" (in French). Unifrance.org. Retrieved February 15, 2019.

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