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Assignment in Brittany (1943)

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 / Capt. Pierre Metard (as Pierre Aumont)
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Anne Pinot
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Mme. Henriette Corlay
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Elise
Richard Whorf ...
Jean Kerenor
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Capt. Hans Holz
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Capt. Deichgraber
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Etienne
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Albertine
Adia Kuznetzoff ...
Louis Basdevant
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Col. Trane
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Col. Herman Fournier
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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), followed by Philadelphia Monday 24 June 1957 on WFIL (Channel 6); it was first telecast in San Francisco 27 January 1958 on KGO (Channel 7) and in New York City 31 January 1958 on WCBS (Channel 2). See more »

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WW II espionage film hinges on double identity.
17 April 1999 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

This is a story of the remarkable resemblance of two French men during WW II: one of whom is dealing traitorously with the Nazi occupation, and the other who is sent by British intelligence to try to discover the location of a Nazi port in Brittany that is destroying English ships. Both the mother and the sweetheart of Bertrand (the first man) are very disappointed with his activities and find it hard to believe in the goodness of Pierre, who is impersonating him, and are slow to accept the deception. Complicating the plot is Bertrand's mistress whose existence is unknown to Pierre. How the location of the Nazi port is discovered and the double-identity is resolved form a thrilling development.


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