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.
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During World War II the German-Swiss border was closed completely. There were no trains crossing the border during that period like it is portrayed in the movie. See more
[seeing Linda for the first time in six months after their passionate affair, and he has come strolling in with a stunning brunette
You can come work for me while I'm here, I can always use a good secretary.
This is all so civilized, Edward. That's what you like, isn't it? Civilized people, polite ladies with pedigrees who look good at the opera, and never make you laugh too hard, and never make you feel too much. I've had a lot of time to think about this and don't tell me it's the war, when ...
References The Fighting 69th
Written by Ray Noble
, Jimmy Campbell
, Rudy Vallee
and Reginald Connelly
(as Reg Connelly) See more