Hot Line (film)

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Hot Line
The Day the Hot Line Got Hot - Film Poster.jpg
American theatrical poster
Directed byEtienne Périer
Written byDominique Fabre
Guerdon Trueblood
Paul Jarrico
Produced byAlexander Salkind
StarringCharles Boyer
Robert Taylor
CinematographyManuel Berenguer
Music byPaul Misraki
Distributed byAmerican International Pictures (US)
Release date
  • 1967 (1967)
Running time
96 minutes

Hot Line (US title: The Day the Hot Line Got Hot, French: Le Rouble à deux faces or Le Téléphone rouge) is a 1967 French/Spanish international co-production comedy spy thriller directed by Etienne Périer and starring Robert Taylor in his final feature film and Charles Boyer.[1] It was released in the US by American International Pictures.


An American and Russian agent find themselves duped by a double agent who works for both of them. Also involved are a naive IBM computer operator and the telephone operator at the hot-line center in Stockholm.


  • Charles Boyer as Vostov, KGB head
  • Robert Taylor as Anderson, CIA chief
  • George Chakiris as Eric Ericson, Computer Expert with IBM
  • Marie Dubois as Natasha
  • Gérard Tichy as Truman
  • Marta Grau as Old Lady
  • Irene D'Astrea as Old Lady
  • Josefina Tapias as Old Lady
  • Maurice de Canonge as Director of Hotel
  • Gustavo Re as Police Chief
  • Ilya Salkind as himself


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


  1. ^ Blake, Deal

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