During World War II, a wealthy Canadian uses his own money to help the Allies form an espionage network.
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A Man Called Intrepid tells for the first time the full story of British Security Co-ordination, the international allied intelligence agency of World War 2 whose work has been a closely guarded secret for the past sixty years. Accounts include top level wartime undercover operations including the breaking of the German Enigma code and the race for the atomic bomb. It is a gripping true story of extraordinary personal heroism and sacrifice in the face of war. Written by mahajanssen

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20 May 1979 (USA)  »

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Un hombre llamado intrépido  »

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CAD 6,000,000 (estimated)
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Although there is a reference to this being David Niven's television debut, according to the list of acting credits on IMDb, he had been in around 80 programmes on TV, including one appearance acting in an episode of "The David Niven Show" See more »

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Pretty good, but not the book
30 May 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I bought a copy of the mini series on ebay, the guy who had it lived all the way in Denmark.

Funny thing is that it was copied from television less than 60 miles from where I live in California.

The film was a bit disappointing if you read the book. Characters were merged and changed.

All in all though it was still very good.

People really need to read the forward of the book to see similarities of what is going on today. We may once again be involved in a war that we may or may not be able to win.


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