As French bomber crews prepare an air raid from a base in England, we learn the story of Matrac, a French journalist who opposed the Munich Pact. Framed for murder and sent to Devil's Island, he and four others escape. They are on a ship bound for Marseilles when France surrenders and fascist sympathizer Major Duval tries to seize the ship for Vichy.
Ed Stephan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Warner Bros. Triumph
Did You Know?
According to the film's editor, Don Siegel, when Hal B. Wallis asked him what he thought of the movie, Siegel questioned the use of numerous flashbacks. Wallis never forgave him. See more
When Mattrac is pointing his fifty cal. machine gun out the waist gun window, we hear machine gun sounds, but the gun is not firing. The 50 cal. M2 machine gun produces a great deal of vibration when it is being fired. The gun did not vibrate one bit. See more
My comrades, I can think of no more fitting last words for our friend than those which he himself wrote as his last words and wasn't able to deliver. "My dear son, today you are 5 years old and your father has never seen you. But someday, in a better world, he will. I write to you of that day. Together we walk, hand in hand. We walk and we look. And some of the things we see are wonderful, and some are terrible. On a green stretch of ground are 10,000 graves, and you feel hatred welling up in ...
Featured in Warner at War
Someday I'll Meet You Again
Music by Max Steiner
Lyrics by Ned Washington
Sung by Corinna Mura
at the nightclub
Sung also by an offscreen male voice
Played on piano by Michèle Morgan
Played often as part of the score See more