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The Password Is Courage (1962)

Approved | | War, Comedy, Drama | 21 December 1962 (USA)
A British officer, captured by the Germans, tries everything he can to escape. In the process, amongst many other adventures he gets awarded the Iron Cross !! Based on a true story.

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1st German Officer at French Farm
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A British officer, captured by the Germans, tries everything he can to escape. In the process, amongst many other adventures he gets awarded the Iron Cross !! Based on a true story. Written by Steve Crook <steve@brainstorm.co.uk>

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Der Fuehrer Made Two Mistakes-Starting a War...and Capturing Charlie! See more »

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War | Comedy | Drama

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Coragem é a Senha  »

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Trivia

The first POW camp seen is supposed to be Stalag VIII-B in Lamsdorf, Germany (now Lambinowice, Poland). In use from 1939-45, over 100,000 POWs from more than a dozen Allied nations passed through this camp. It was reached by the Soviet Army on March 17, 1945. See more »

Goofs

When Sergeant Major Coward is discussing linking up with the Polish Underground, he is told that the agent is an optician somewhere in Poland, in Breslau. Breslau was in fact a German city and did not become Polish until after WW2 when the boundaries of Poland were shifted westwards and the name changed to Wroclaw. See more »

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Opening credits: Certain of the characters depicted in this photoplay are fictitious and any similarity between such characters and actual persons is purely coincidental. See more »

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I've Got Sixpence
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Written by Elton Box, Lawrence Hall and Desmond Cox
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What a great movie should be.
5 March 2003 | by (Hancock , Michigan) – See all my reviews

This film was made without a Hollywood plot and mega stars. The story is one of personal courage and one man`s refusal to ignore war crimes. Charley Coward was a true hero he never gave up . This movie is one of breed of true stories without glamour


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