Vincent Van Der Lyn, a Dutch freedom fighter in WWII, is forced to neutral Lisbon to escape the Nazis. There he meets a small band of underground conspirators. The group's leader, Ricardo Quintanilla, knows that one of their number is spying for the Nazis, and needs Van Der Lyn to help identify the traitor. Written by
Ken Yousten <email@example.com>
Did You Know?
This film has many tangential connections to Casablanca
(1942) besides its plot line of anti-Nazi intrigue. It features Paul Henreid
, Sydney Greenstreet
and Peter Lorre
, who all appeared in "Casablanca". Behind the scenes, the film features music by Max Steiner
and cinematography by Arthur Edeson
, who both worked on "Casablanca". Like "Casablanca", it was produced by Warner Bros. It also features Hedy Lamarr
, who was originally considered for the role of "Ilsa", which was eventually played by Ingrid Bergman
. Lamar had also previously appeared in Algiers
(1938), which also had a plot line similar to "Casablanca". See more
When an aerial map of Lisbon is shown, it does not look at all like it, and resembles an aerial view of the China territory of Macau and Taipa Island, then under Portuguese administration. See more
A pawn shop is the grave yard of dead hopes.
Spoofed in Top Secret!
Written by Joubert de Carvalho
Played on a concertina and guitar by two unidentified men in the fishing village, and sung by them See more