As Aventuras Imprevisíveis do 7º Homem (Brazil) (imdb display title)
El octavo hombre (Spain)
Geheimnis am Nil (West Germany) (video title)
Snow Job (USA) (TV title)
So ein Windhund (West Germany)
SLALOM (aka SNOW JOB, aka EL OCTAVO HOMBRE), 1965, Luciano Salce movie director, a mix of spy and comedy, starring Vittorio Gassman, Beba Loncar, Adolfo Celi, Emma Danieli, Daniela Bianchi, Corrado Olmi, Robert Oliver, Isabella Biagini, Loubna A. Aziz, Nagua Fuad, Piero Vida. Lucio Ridolfi (Gassman), along with his wife and a couple of friends, is going to Sestriere on Christmas holidays. In search of extramarital affaire, Lucio notices a beautiful and mysterious foreign girl that will cause him a series of strange adventures and involving him in an intricate international conspiracy against his will. During an excursion on the snow is hit and kidnapped. When he comes back to his senses he finds himself on a plane to Cairo with a passport in the name of a foreign citizen and beside him a woman who claims to be his wife. All his complaints to the local authorities are vane because the abduction and transfer had been meticulously prepared by the FBI itself. Having no other choice, Lucio will collaborate with American agents in order to prevent a colossal plan to bring down the western economy through the introduction of USA counterfeit dollars. Adventure after adventure, at the end, even against his will, he manages to bring out the mission. Brought back to Sestriere, Lucio returns to his normal life, and he hardly believe in the reality of the extraordinary events that he has lived so quickly. At that time, Ricordi Records issued a 45 rpm single (SRL 10-397) with two tracks, Slalom and Sestriere, where all the creative talent of Ennio Morricone mixes with the fabulous choir of Cantori Moderni di Alessandroni, in their sparkling performance of the main themes. For this new stereo and mono album, the master tapes of the original session have been digitally restored, for a real blast from the past. The refined compositions of Maestro Morricone ranging from jazz to lounge atmospheres of mystery and suspense, with ethnic elements of Middle Eastern culture, typical of espionage and action movies.