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?
If you watch carefully, you'll notice that the Kaiser (Wilhelm II) never uses his left hand. Wilhelm's left arm was crippled from birth; he was very self-conscious about it and kept it hidden whenever possible. 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