Tuesday, January 13, 2009

The Monocle (1964) - Dance Fight Sequence


...from the French Eurospy thriller The Monocle (Le Monocle rit jaune). Directed by Georges Lautner and starring Paul Meurisse. Set in Hong Kong our heroes have just been drugged while they eat and now face a ruthless bunch of gangsters...

via Funky Junk Trunk


Anonymous said...

That's fabulous. You can sure see the West Side Story influence, particularly in the music.

John M. said...

This tickled me, to be sure.

Didn't the film version of WSS come out the year before? I'm sure it was still fresh in the pop-culture lexicon.