The Spy with Ten Faces

The Spy with Ten Faces (Italian: Upperseven, l'uomo da uccidere, German: Der Mann mit den tausend Masken, also known as The Man of a Thousand Masks and Upperseven, the Man to Kill) is a 1966 Italian-West German Eurospy film written and directed by Alberto De Martino.[2][3][4]

The Spy with Ten Faces
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Directed byAlberto De Martino
Produced by
  • Luggi Waldleitner
  • Emo Bistolfi[1]
Screenplay byAlberto De Martino[1]
Music byBruno Nicolai[1]
CinematographyMario Fioretti[1]
Edited byElisabeth Kleinert-Neumann[1]
  • European
  • Roxy Film GmbH & Co. KG[1]
Release date
  • April 22, 1966 (1966-04-22) (West Germany)
Running time
103 minutes[1]
  • West Germany
  • Italy[1]


Paul Finney aka Upperseven; played by Paul Hubschmitt, is a master of disguise by the use of masks. His task is to secure a transport of credit money for the union of some African states. An international gang manages to steal this money and wants to use it for a base missile building project. Parts of the film play in Rome.



The Spy with Ten Faces was released in West Germany on April 22, 1966.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Der Mann mit den tausend Masken". Retrieved May 1, 2016.
  2. ^ Tom Lisanti, Louis Paul. Film Fatales: Women in Espionage Films and Television, 1962–1973. McFarland, 2002. ISBN 978-0-7864-1194-8.
  3. ^ Roberto Poppi, Mario Pecorari. Dizionario del cinema italiano. I film. Gremese Editore, 2007. ISBN 978-88-8440-503-6.
  4. ^ Paolo Mereghetti. Il Mereghetti - Dizionario dei film. B.C. Dalai Editore, 2010. ISBN 978-88-6073-626-0.

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