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John Goldfarb, Please Come Home! (1965)

96 min | Comedy

During the Cold War, John Goldfarb (Richard Crenna) crashes his spy plane in the Middle East and is taken prisoner by the local government. His captor, King Fawz (Sir Peter Ustinov), soon discovers that Goldfarb used to be a college ...See moreDuring the Cold War, John Goldfarb (Richard Crenna) crashes his spy plane in the Middle East and is taken prisoner by the local government. His captor, King Fawz (Sir Peter Ustinov), soon discovers that Goldfarb used to be a college football star. So he issues him an ultimatum: coach his country's football team, or Fawz will surrender him to the Russians. Goldfarb teams up with undercover reporter Jenny Ericson (Shirley MacLaine), and together they plot to escape their dangerous situation. See less
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John Williams (as Johnny Williams)
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Release date
Mar 24, 1965 (United States)

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Shirley MacLaine
Jenny Ericson Jenny Ericson   See fewer
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Peter Ustinov
King Fawz King Fawz   See fewer
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Richard Crenna
John Goldfarb John Goldfarb   See fewer
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Jim Backus
Miles Whitepaper Miles Whitepaper   See fewer
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Scott Brady
Coach Sakalakis Coach Sakalakis   See fewer
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Fred Clark
Heinous Overreach Heinous Overreach   See fewer
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Wilfrid Hyde-White
Mustafa Guz Mustafa Guz   See fewer
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Harry Morgan
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Patrick Adiarte
Prince Ammud Prince Ammud   See fewer
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Richard Deacon
Secretary of Defense Charles Maginot Secretary of Defense Charles Maginot   See fewer
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Jerome Cowan
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Leon Askin
Samir Samir   See fewer
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David Lewis
Stottle Cronkite Stottle Cronkite   See fewer
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Milton Frome
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Charles Lane
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Jerry Orbach
Pinkerton Pinkerton   See fewer
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Jackie Coogan
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Nai Bonet
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Dick Wilson
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George Allen
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Bedouin (uncredited) Bedouin (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mark Bailey
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Chick Collins
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Ted Grossman
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Donald Kerr
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Russian Pilot (uncredited) Russian Pilot (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Strong
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Irene Tsu
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5.3 / 10 | 578 votes