Some May Live (1967)

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During the Vietnam War U.S. decoder Kate Meredith is plagued with guilt when her correspondent husband coerces her to pass information to him and the Viet Cong.


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Cast overview:
Col. Woodward
Kate Meredith
John Meredith
John Ronane ...
Capt. Elliott Thomas
David Spenser ...
Inspector Sung
Alec Mango ...
Walter Brown ...
Maj. Matthews
Kim Smith ...
Allan Meredith
Burnell Tucker ...
Paula Li Shiu
Keith Bonnard
Lee Peters


Kate Meredith, a decoder for American intelligence, is compelled by her foreign correspondent husband, to give him classified information, which is then passed on to the Viet Cong. She is plagued with guilt, especially after her activities lead to an attempted assassination of a U. S. senator. In addition, she becomes disillusioned by her marriage and has an affair with the assistant to a high level army intelligence official. She becomes persuaded to relay false information to her husband even though she knows that it will likely result in his execution by the Communists. Written by

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In Saigon, Some May Live  »

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Some May Live
Music by Cyril Ornadel
Lyrics by Peter Callander
Sung by Vince Hill
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Excellent Spy Thriller
18 February 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie many years ago on the late late show and thought it was an outstanding film about espionage in Saigon during the Vietnam War. The acting is very good with Joseph Cotten and Martha Hyer heading a fine cast. It is truly an unusual film as I don't know of any other movies which deal with the subject of spying in Saigon during Viet Nam. It was made in 1967 and so was very topical at the time and is truly a walk down memory lane for those of us who living through it during the 1960s. Joseph Cotten plays an Army colonel who is trying to find out who the spy is and Martha Hyer plays a computer programmer whose husband is the spy. It keeps you on the edge of your seat the whole time. I would like to see this movie come out on VHS or DVD. It is definitely worth watching.

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