A French captain (Jean-Pierre Aumont) poses as a Nazi to pinpoint a U-boat base off the coast of France, while assuming the identity of a "look-a-like" French citizen.

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Bertrand Corlay / Captain Pierre Metard (as Pierre Aumont)
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Anne Pinot
Margaret Wycherly ...
Mme. Henriette Corlay
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Elise
Richard Whorf ...
Jean Kerenor
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Captain Hans Holz
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Captain Deichgraber
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Etienne
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Albertine
Adia Kuznetzoff ...
Louis Basdevant
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Colonel Trane
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Colonel Herman Fournier
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Odette Myrtil ...
Louis' Sister
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Jeannine
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A French captain (Jean-Pierre Aumont) poses as a Nazi to pinpoint a U-boat base off the coast of France, while assuming the identity of a "look-a-like" French citizen.

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11 March 1943 (USA)  »

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Cita con el peligro  »

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This film received its initial television broadcast in Los Angeles Friday 3 May 1957 on KTTV (Channel 11); it was first telecast in San Francisco 27 January 1958 on KGO-TV (Channel 7) and in New York City 31 January 1958 on WCBS (Channel 2). See more »

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23 November 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Solid story, I think well done and paced nicely for modern sensibilities even. Dramatic scenes jump to quite harrowing action without warning, and play out realistically. A relatively simple, high-stakes spy/war plot, clearly resolved. Nice bits of play acting, being discovered, double agents, etc. etc.

Some here complain about the acting, but I thought it all worked great, and the supporting cast really held up their end; even people on screen for two minutes seem real, and to be motivated by actual emotion.

Not a great transfer, and hard to watch but I caught it on TCM. Nicely done sets, and mostly works within the confines of budget by keeping things indoors and at night. The few outdoor scenes (especially those in the day) are a bit lame in the backlot/studio way they were, but that's about the only flaw I can find in it.


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