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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Many of the Nazi SS men in the movie were US soldiers from the Berlin Brigade. See more
Just before Leland enters the Customs Hut, his cap displays all of the correct insignia. When he enters, the eagle has disappeared. 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 ...
Referenced in Poisonous Women
Written by Glenn Miller See more