Anxious to see some naval action in the Pacific during WWII, Lt. Bill Gordon makes the mistake of telling his new girlfriend, ditzy Elaine Carter, that he was an expert in deciphering codes...
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Anxious to see some naval action in the Pacific during WWII, Lt. Bill Gordon makes the mistake of telling his new girlfriend, ditzy Elaine Carter, that he was an expert in deciphering codes. Trying to keep him in the states for herself, she convinces her uncle to add him to a unit charged with deciphering the enemy's coded messages. With the murder of his superior, Gibson attempts, with the "help" of Elaine, to root out the spy ring that's been intercepting valuable troop movement information.Written by
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This film was first telecast in Los Angeles Wednesday 23 January 1957 on KTTV (Channel 11), followed by Altoona PA 31 January 1957 on WFBG (Channel 10), by New Haven CT 10 February 1957 on WNHC (Channel 8), by Minneapolis 18 February 1957 on KMGM (Channel 9), by Philadelphia 19 February 1957 on WFIL (Channel 6), by Chicago 22 February 1957 on WBBM (Channel 2), by Seattle 26 February 1957 on KING (Channel 5), and by Amarillo 4 April 1957 on KFDA (Channel 19); in New York City it first aired 7 February 1959 on WCBS (Channel 2) and in San Francisco 7 March 1959 on KGO (Channel 7). See more »
This is a rather tame fluff piece concerning WW II codes being broken, stolen, etc. The acting is about what I expected from this cast of MGM "B" actors.
One big caution. Jean Rogers, who did such a great job playing the very sexy Dale Arden in the first two Flash Gordon serials is just awful in this movie. Her character is extremely annoying. She absolutely never lets-up with her overacting. We are supposed to believe that during the height of a World War in what would obviously be a Top Secret code facility, she would be allowed to just pop in and out of any office of her choosing although she has no official function. From that standpoint I'm sorry that I ever watched this film. It has forever changed my perception of Ms. Rogers. Talentwise, she is an extreme lightweight.
Lee Bowman is his usual self, meaning that he is merely adequate.
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