Wing Commander as Antony Stuart. They are all watched by Col. The voice acting is very very well done, and the quotes he says are beautifully done. The Germans radio a message ordering Chapman to blow up the aircraft factory. After ten months, he sees German soldiers landing outside the prison and learns that war has broken out. Besides, someone from the film's production has already written a synopsis that anyone interested can read. And when the would-be traitor arrives home, he convinces the English to use him as a double agent -- in exchange for a full pardon.
He comes up with a plausible story to explain why it took him as long as it did to radio his German handlers. The gang pulls off a series of heists before Chapman is caught while on holiday on the island of , where he is imprisoned. Lines drop out of a clear sky with no reference to what was just said. Keller , who never trusts him. Written by Quite right, it is definitely not a German plane. Hostess in the Club uncredited.
. It was filmed in , print by. One or two competent performances struggle to its surface, tread water briefly and sink. He is closely watched by the dour Lt. Instead, he radios false reports and diverts the rockets into unpopulated areas.
The film is the story of a gritty and seductive take on one man's torment, the collateral damage of war and finding life after loss. On his first mission Chapman is parachuted into England at night, but it turns out to be a test of his loyalty and he has actually been dropped close to the German spy school. And, as always, he turns out in the end to be not so much a Nazi as a good guy victimized by the system. British Sergeant Questioning Chapman uncredited. A fortune will go to the last one standing.
Andrew grows suspicious, the plan is reveled and it's every man and woman for themselves. Written by This movie is no different from thousands of other low budget movies made in America. The story line is unreeled with such patience and lack of suspense that toward the end one wonders if this is really the same Terence Young who did the quick and witty early James Bond films. An adept manipulator of situations, Chapman convinces the Germans to use him to spy on the British. All goes to plan even though Chris has fallen in love with the young Andrew. Frobe, as always, plays a Nazi officer with a delicate mixture of authority and mischief. My complaint is with the editing which was off kilter at times.
The film was well made with good production values and direction. Perhaps in real life Chapman himself, noted for his daring robberies, got something of the same thrill in skirting exposure. The British use fake explosives and camouflage to make it seem like Chapman has been successful. Major Stillman as Tony Dawson. Chapman offers to work as a spy for the Germans, who are at first skeptical of his motives, but because of his unique qualifications they must consider it. This episode was extremely enjoyable for me, mainly because it was so well the done. The real life Chapman described himself as a completely 'amoral' person, which adds a nice philisophical touch to this somewhat colourful spy-flic.
I saw him in a play in L. Jersey Prison Head Warder as Marcel Roth. He receives the for having accomplished his Vickers mission; and is able to get von Grunen recalled. They negotiate with him: in return for working as a double agent for Britain he wants a full pardon for his crimes, £5,000, and a war commendation. Club members also get access to our members-only section on RogerEbert. This was enjoyable to watch on a quiet evening at home. All goes to plan even though Chris has fallen in love with the young Andrew.
Lieutenant Cameron as Robert Le Beal. As he sips his beer, the temptations of his former life return to him and he surreptitiously eyes the tavern safe. Then, as the Allies approach Paris, Eddie is sent back to England to report on the accuracy of Hitler's rocket attacks on London. Some of the trouble can be traced to the dialog. Cast: , , , , , , , Director: Genres: , Production Co: Warner Bros. His German handlers order him to return to Germany, where he learns that von Grunen has been sent to the and, because the tide of the war has turned against Germany, everyone is suspicious and afraid.
Sean Paul Lockhart is the director as well as one of the stars of this film. Triple Cross is the second pairing of Terence Young and actress. Outside, a car is backfiring repeatedly and a marching band is passing, which mask the blast. It was particularly interesting for me because I knew nothing of Edward Chapman's charmed life and wartime exploits so now I would like to know more about him and I'll be tempted to read up a bit and do some research about him. Jersey Prison Commandant as Jean Pierre Zola Rest of cast listed alphabetically:. He is then dropped into England on an actual mission, but goes straight to the police and via them to the British military. Tyler's half sister Jackie Townsend Laura Reilly has other plans for the young and unassuming Andrew.
You will receive a weekly newsletter full of movie-related tidbits, articles, trailers, even the occasional streamable movie. I appreciated the beauty of the male nudity but I did not enjoy the poor dialogue, the story and the generic direction. There have been so many genuinely superior pictures during the current spy boom that a mediocre one, no matter how well cast, suffers in comparison. He becomes romantically involved with a fellow spy known only as Countess , one of the agents who first interviewed him. Safecracker Eddie Chapman Christopher Plummer is languishing in prison on the island of Jersey when the Nazis arrive.