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Arturo de Córdova ...
Paul Breda
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Underground leader
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Rheinhardt
Katina Paxinou ...
Maria
Oskar Homolka ...
Lev Pressinger
Reinhold Schünzel ...
Kurt Daluege (as Rheinhold Schünzel)
Frederick Giermann ...
Captain Patzer (as Frederick Gierman)
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Jan Pavel
Felix Basch ...
Dr. Wallerstein
John Mylong ...
Proskosch
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Lt. Glasenapp
Steven Geray ...
Mueller
Michael Visaroff ...
Solvik
Eric Feldary ...
Peter Lovkowitz
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Right out of Hitler's cracking Fortress Europe

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17 April 1944 (Australia)  »

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Plot Summary

A group of twenty-six Czechoslovakian citizens are jailed until a 50,000 crown reward by the Gestapo uncovers the supposed killer of a Nazi officer whom virtually everyone suspects committed suicide. The hostages include the leader of the underground resistance movement (as played by William Bendix), whose cover is that of a washroom attendant in the nightclub where the "victim" was last seen alive. Will the hostages be released in dangerous world of bribery, deception and corruption that characterized invading armies during World War Two?


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