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American correspondent Bill Roberts is a thorn in the side of the Nazis, as his paper always scoops the world with the truth about Germany. Gestapo Captain Carl Von Rau means to plug the ... See full summary »

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Carla
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Captain von Rau
Sig Ruman ...
Dr. Dietrich
Kurt Katch ...
Weiner
Erwin Kalser ...
Mr. Hauen
Torben Meyer ...
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William Edmunds ...
Hans Gruber
Hans Schumm ...
Gunther
Leonard Mudie ...
George, English Prisoner
Hans von Morhart ...
The Actor
Curt Furburg ...
Doctor (as Curt Furberg)
Henry Rowland ...
Pilot
Christian Rub ...
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American correspondent Bill Roberts is a thorn in the side of the Nazis, as his paper always scoops the world with the truth about Germany. Gestapo Captain Carl Von Rau means to plug the leak and assigns Karen Hauen, who he attends to wed, to the case. Roberts is obtaining his information for his stories and broadcasts from an elderly stamp collector who, defiantly opposed to the Nazis, sells the "proper" stamps to Roberts, giving him the information. Attracted to Karen, Roberts invites her to his apartment where she learns his secret. The old philatelist is sent to a concentration camp, and then Karen learns that he is her father. She appeals to Roberts for help and he, in loyalty to the old man and now in love with Karen, agrees to help. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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entertaining propaganda film
24 June 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Dana Andrews plays an American radio correspondent whose broadcasts are suspected of concealing codes containing war information. Andrews becomes embroiled with a young Nazi sympathizer, played by Virginia Gilmore, whose father is an ardent anti-Nazi, and whose fiancée (Martin Kosleck) is a Nazi colonel. Andrews manages to pull off some rather outrageous stunts during this film but nevertheless, it's an entertaining, if somewhat typical propaganda film of the era.

Virginia Gilmore is very attractive, while Kosleck, as usual, is mean as dirt as the Nazi. In real life, of course, he got out of Germany just in time, as he was tried in absentia by the Nazis and sentenced to death. He enjoyed playing members of the Third Reich, as he loathed them for what they did to Germany.


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