The Man Who Never Was

The Man Who Never Was (1956)

The true story of a British effort to trick the Germans into weakening Sicily's defenses before the 1943 attack. A dead soldier is dressed as a British officer and outfitted with faked papers showing that the Allies were intending to invade occupied Greece. His body is put into the sea where it will ultimately drift ashore and the papers be passed along to German Intelligence.

Writing:
  • Nigel Balchin
  • Ewen Montagu
Directing:
  • Ronald Neame
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  • Views: 4
  • Release Date: 1956-04-03
  • Language: English | Deutsch | Español | Latin
  • Country: GB
  • Runtime: 103

Gloria Grahame

Lucy Sherwood

William Squire

Lt. Jewell

Clifton Webb

Lt. Cmdr. Ewen Montagu

Robert Flemyng

Lt. George Acres

Stephen Boyd

Patrick O'Reilly

Geoffrey Keen

Gen. Nye

Moultrie Kelsall

The Father

Cyril Cusack

Taxi Driver

André Morell

Sir Bernard Spilsbury

Michael Hordern

Gen. Coburn

Allan Cuthbertson

Vice-Admiral

Joan Hickson

Landlady

Miles Malleson

Scientist

Richard Wattis

Shop Assistant

Everley Gregg

Club Matron (uncredited)

Lloyd Lamble

Passport Officer (uncredited)

Brian Oulton

Wills Officer (uncredited)

John Welsh

Bank Manager
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