1940, Linda Voss is a woman of Irish, Jewish-German parentage who loves the movies, especially films about war and spies. She gets a job at a New York law firm, after it's revealed she can speak German, fluently. As secretary and translator to Ed Leland, she begins to suspect that her boss is involved in espionage work. The two become lovers, and when America officially joins the Allies in fighting Hitler, Linda volunteers to go undercover behind enemy lines. Written by
He needed to trust her with his secret. She had to trust him with her life.
Did You Know?
A $500,000 building was erected in Berlin, to be blown up during an action scene. No cameras were rolling when it blew up. See more
Right after Pearl Harbor, Linda's narration says that Ed Leland's real identity as a member of the O.S.S. was revealed when he appeared in uniform. The O.S.S. did not exist before Pearl Harbor and was not officially founded by Donovan and Roosevelt until June of 1942. Ed Leland would have worked for any number of government agencies coordinating intelligence info prior to the war, not Donovan. And Donovan himself didn't enter the intelligence game until Roosevelt made him Coordinator of Information in July 1941. See more
[she lights a cigarette
When did start smoking?
I don't know.
That was a silly thing to do, don't you think?
I'm a silly girl. Ed. I think you're living proof of that.
"Goodbye Dear, I'll Be Back In A Year"
Written by Mack Kay
Performed by Dick Robertson
Courtesy of MCA Records See more