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?
In the living-room, when Linda and her father read a letter from her imperiled aunts and cousin in Berlin, the music on the phonograph is Robert Schumann's "Kinderszenen" (Scenes of Childhood), Opus 15. See more
The steam engine in the movie has a 6-digit number on it's number plate. In the 1940s they had only 5 digits. A leading 6th digit was added to all the serial/registration number around 1960 or even later. See more
Your grandmother, she insists you speak...
German? She doesn't speak English.
She's lived here for...
My sixth grade teacher used to do that.
Beg your pardon?
Used to start a question and not finish it. Like, "the capital of Indiana is..."
Referenced in Poisonous Women
Goodbye Dear, I'll Be Back In A Year
Written by Mack Kay
Performed by Dick Robertson
Courtesy of MCA Records See more