In the early years of the 20th Century, two British yachtsmen (Michael York and Simon MacCorkindale) stumble upon a German plot to invade the east coast of England in a flotilla of specially designed barges. They set out to thwart this terrible scheme, but must outwit not only the cream of the German Navy, but the feared Kaiser Wilhelm himself. Written by
Jonathon Dabell <J.D.@pixie.ntu.ac.uk>
In these shifting sands, men can disappear without a trace . . . and their secrets with them.
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Did You Know?
The picture got made only after the rights to the film's source 1903 Erskine Childers
novel went into the public domain. See more
During the scene when Clara is frying Arthur's egg, some twenty minutes or so into the film. See more
Version of The Riddle of the Sands