Canadian Mountie Steve Wagner captures a German Luftwaffe officer on a spy mission, who later escapes from the prison camp. To catch the spy ring, the Mounties employ a ruse so that the spies, believing Steve to be sympathetic, enlist him in their plans. Written by
Diana Hamilton <firstname.lastname@example.org>
A woman's lips set the frozen north aflame.
Did You Know?
was criticized for playing heroes in World War II movies. Tony Thomas
in his book "Errol Flynn: The Spy Who Never Was" states that Flynn had tried to enlist in every branch of any armed services he could but was rejected as unfit for service on the grounds of his health. Flynn had a heart condition, tuberculosis, malaria and a back problem. Flynn felt he could contribute to America's war effort by appearing in such films as Edge of Darkness
, Northern Pursuit
, Dive Bomber
, Objective, Burma!
and Uncertain Glory
. Reportedly, Flynn was at his most professional and co-operative ever was while working on World War II movies. The studios apparently did not diffuse the criticism of the state of Flynn's health, as they wished to keep it quiet for fear that it would damage his box-office draw. See more
In the opening the narrator states that the film takes place in 1941, but the order for the prisoners Wagner gives the Mounties is dated August 13, 1943. See more
You know you can trust me.
Colonel Hugo von Keller
I trust no one!
Features The Sea Hawk
"The Bonnie Banks O' Loch Lomond"
(ca 1745) (uncredited)
Lyrics by Robert Burns
Played off-screen on piano at the hotel See more