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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.

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


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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