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Our Man Flint is a 1966 action film which stars James Coburn in his first cinema role in the lead as Derek Flint. Directed by Daniel Mann, the premise of the film is that a trio of mad scientists attempt to blackmail the world with a weather-control machine.
Derek Flint is a parody of James Bond, which franchise had gained momentum in the 1960s with Sean Connery representing the British super-agent on the silver screen.
Spy extraordinaire Derek Flint (James Coburn), ex-agent of Z.O.W.I.E. (Zonal Organization for World Intelligence and Espionage), is brought out of retirement to deal with the threat of Galaxy, a world-wide organization ("Bigger than SPECTRE") led by a trio of mad scientists: Doctor Krupov (Rhys Williams), Doctor Wu (Peter Brocco), and Doctor Schneider (Benson Fong). Impatient that the world's governments will never improve, the scientists demand that all nations capitulate to Galaxy. To enforce their demands, they initiate earthquakes, volcanoes, storms and other natural disasters with their climate-control apparatus.
Flint decides to take them on after a preemptive assassination attempt by Galaxy's section head Gila (Gila Golan), who replaces a restaurant's harpist...