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Betrayed (1954)

Approved | | Drama, History, Romance | 7 September 1954 (USA)
A Dutch intelligence officer recruits an allied woman to act as liaison with dashing Resistance leader 'The Scarf' for a British attack on Arnhem.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
... Col. Pieter Deventer
... Carla Van Oven
... 'The Scarf'
... Gen. Ten Eyck
... Col. Helmuth Dietrich
... Gen. Charles Larraby (as Wilfrid Hyde White)
... Capt. Jackie Lawson
... Blackie
... The Scarf's Mother
... Gen. Warsleigh
Leslie Weston ... Pop
Christopher Rhodes ... Chris
Lily Kann ... Jan's Grandmother (as Lilly Kann)
... Jan
... Capt. Von Stanger
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Storyline

Carla Van Oven becomes an allied spy for the British intelligence in The Netherlands during World War 2, although she is suspected of having cooperated with the Germans in the past. Colonel Pieter Deventer of Dutch intelligence agrees that she may train to join a team in the resistance movement, led by resistance leader The Scarf. The team starts to suffer heavy losses after she has joined them. Is she a traitor? Written by Mattias Thuresson

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M-G-M filmed the mystery of the year in Holland! See more »


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Release Date:

7 September 1954 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The True and the Brave  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,674,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$1,970,000

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$4,270,000
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Sound Mix:

(Perspecta Sound encoding) (Western Electric Sound System)

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(Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Clark Gable's last picture before he was released from his MGM contract in March 1954. He first signed with the studio in 1930 (he'd first appeared at the studio as an extra in The Merry Widow (1925)). By the early 1950s most of his films were unsuccessful at the box office and MGM found it difficult to justify his $500,000 per year salary. Gable too was anxious to enter into far more lucrative percentage deals and would do so exclusively for the remaining 6 years of his life. See more »

Goofs

In his opening narration, Gen. Ted Eyck (Louis Calhern) states that "This is spring, nineteen hundred and forty-three." A few moments later, however, Gen. Larraby rides up to his office and when a soldier says to him, "Lovely day, isn't it?" he replies, "Yes it is, and October too." (And a day or so later, the German radio announces it will execute Dutch hostages the next day, October 21.) See more »

Quotes

Col. Helmuth Dietrich: [to Deventer] You've got a brilliant mind, Colonel, but the best of minds will disintegrate without exercise.
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Soundtracks

Johnny Come Home
Music by Walter Goehr
Lyrics by Ronald Millar
Performed by Lana Turner
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GABLE, TURNER AND MATURE ARE GREAT IN THIS FILM!
25 May 2003 | by See all my reviews

Recently viewed this film and enjoyed seeing actors like Victor Mature("I Wake Up Screaming" '41); Clark Gable("Gone With the Wind") and Lana Turner("Imitation of Life" '59) and Louis Calhern("The Asphalt Jungle '50). This film kept you on the edge of your seat, always wondering if Lana Turner was a counter-spy for the Germans or the Dutch people during WW II. There was lots of action blowing up Nazi installations, and the struggles that the Dutch people had with the German occupation of their country. All these actors showed their mature age over the years,(Age is a great GIFT) however, Clark Gable, Victor Mature and Lana Turner never lost their charms for making very warm romantic scenes without having to take their clothes off! Try to catch this film on TV, you will enjoy seeing Classic film actors really at work.


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