John Goldfarb, Please Come Home!

John Goldfarb, Please Come Home!

96 mins | Comedy | March 24, 1965

During the Cold War, John Goldfarb crashes his spy plane in the Middle East and is taken prisoner by the local government. His captor, King Fawz, soon discovers that Goldfarb used to be a college football star. So he issues him an ultimatum: coach his country's football team, or Fawz will surrender him to the Russians. Goldfarb teams up with undercover reporter Jenny Ericson, and together they plot to escape their dangerous situation.

John Goldfarb, Please Come Home!

96 mins | Comedy | March 24, 1965

John Goldfarb, Please Come Home!
During the Cold War, John Goldfarb crashes his spy plane in the Middle East and is taken prisoner by the local government. His captor, King Fawz, soon discovers that Goldfarb used to be a college football star. So he issues him an ultimatum: coach his country's football team, or Fawz will surrender him to the Russians. Goldfarb teams up with undercover reporter Jenny Ericson, and together they plot to escape their dangerous situation.
IMDb rating 5.1
Producers 20th Century Fox, Orchard Productions, Steve Parker Productions
Original title John Goldfarb, Please Come Home!
Directors J. Lee Thompson, John Flynn, Richard Talmadge, Fred R. Simpson, John Franco
Writers William Peter Blatty

Cast

Shirley MacLaine

as Jenny Ericson

Peter Ustinov

as King Fawz

Richard Crenna

as John Goldfarb

Jim Backus

as Miles Whitepaper

Scott Brady

as Sakalakis

Fred Clark

as Heinous Overreach

Wilfrid Hyde-White

as Mustafa Guz

Harry Morgan

as Deems Sarajevo

Patrick Adiarte

as Prince Ammud

Richard Deacon

as Charles Maginot

Jerome Cowan

as Ambassador Brinkley

Leon Askin

as Samir

David Lewis

as Stottle Cronkite

Milton Frome

as Air Force General

Charles Lane

as 'Strife' Magazine Editor

Jerry Orbach

as Pinkerton

Jackie Coogan

as Father Ryan

Barbara Bouchet

as Astrid Porche

James Brolin

as Notre Dame Quarterback

Ron Brown

as Football Player

Syl Lamont

as Captain of Notre Dame Team

Stanley Ralph Ross

as Muezzin

Telly Savalas

as Macmuid

Olan Soule

as Second Editor

Jim Boles

as Air Force Colonel