Dead Heat On A Merry-Go-Round

  • 1966
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Comedy, Crime

Consistently entertaining, expertly plotted caper picture. Coburn plays a con man who secures early release from prison by seducing a female psychologist. Once out, he sets in motion a scheme to rob the bank at Los Angeles International Airport. The heist is to take place during the arrival of the Russian premier, when all the security forces will be concentrated...read more

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Dead Heat On A Merry-Go-Round
01:01 — Con artist Eli Kotch (James Coburn) schemes his way to parole by seducing the prison's female psychologist. Once free, he seduces many women, sometime (more…)
(Movie Clip) I Am Swiss
Con-man Eli Kotch (James Coburn) arrives in Denver and becomes a Swiss shoe salesman, who holds immediate appeal for housemaid Freida Schmid (Nina Way (more…)
(Movie Clip) Opening Credits
Opening credit sequence for the 1966 James Coburn caper-vehicle Dead Heat on a Merry-Go-Round, written and directed by Bernard Girard, co-starring Cam (more…)
(Movie Clip) There Are Certain Scents...
Marian Moses plays the shrink for a group of convicts, among whom the standout is Eli Kotch, (James Coburn) with a soliloquy in this early scene from (more…)

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Consistently entertaining, expertly plotted caper picture. Coburn plays a con man who secures early release from prison by seducing a female psychologist. Once out, he sets in motion a scheme to rob the bank at Los Angeles International Airport. The heist… (more)

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