A woman's idle remark about her son has devastating consequences when she is overheard by a nazi spy. Thorold Dickinson's eerily credible account of Fifth Column activity started life as a propaganda short, only to be expanded (at the MOI's behest) into a feature on the dangers of careless talk.
Gorgeous LIPS...A LOVER'S TRYST THAT SENT 1,000 MEN TO THEIR DOOM! STARTLING! (Print Ad-Albany Times-Union, ((Albany NY)) 13 July 1943)
Did You Know?
When Mervyn Johns is waiting in the bookshop he stands by a photograph of a nude in the magazine L'Art Catalan. The girl in the picture is hardly Catalan, and it is surprising the censor passed it. Also when the stripper comes down the stairs during the performance, she passes a large silhouette of a nude. The censor was clearly asleep. See more
When Beppie meets her soldier boyfriend near his north of England training ground, he is standing by a Western National bus stop. Western National only operated in the South West of England, not the North. See more
Joe - Irish seaman
The holy mother herself would be needin' a tin hat on a night like this.
SECURITY This is the story of how YOU - unwittingly worked for the Enemy, YOU - without knowing gave him the facts, YOU in all innocence helped to write those tragic words - 'THE NEXT OF KIN' See more
Referenced in Enigma
Music by W.C. Handy See more