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FULL SYNOPSIS

Ray Milland doubles up as star and director of Ray Milland. Set during WW II, the film casts Milland as professional cracksman Colley Dawson, who is rescued from prison by Army major Adbury (Ernest Clark). Dawson is offered a deal: if he'll agree to embark upon a dangerous mission behind enemy lines, he'll be given his freedom. The mission, of course, is to break into a Nazi safe and steal a list of German spies operating in England. Before one can say "Robert Wagner", Dawson is trained as a commando and parachuted into Belgium for the "caper" of his life. Supposedly based on a true story, Ray Milland was lensed in Europe and released stateside by MGM. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Cast

Ray Milland
as Colley Dawson
Barry Jones
as Bennett Carfield
Jeannette Sterke
as Irene
Victor Maddern
as Morris
Ernest Clark
as Maj. Adbury
Cyril Raymond
as Inspector Frankham
Melissa Stribling
as Angela
Percy Herbert
as Sgt. Harper
Barbara Everest
as Mrs. Dawson
Anthony Nicholls
as Gen. Prior
Colin Gordon
as Dakers
Clive Morton
as Sir George Turvey
Pamela Stirling
as Belgian Messenger
Colin Tapley
as Col. Charles Mercer
Henry Vidon
as Lonsen
Bernard Fox
as Shafter
Charles Lloyd Pack
as Lambert
Barry Keegan
as Squadron Leader Hawkes
Sam Kydd
as McCullers
Jackie Collins
as Fenwright's Secretary
Ian MacNaughton
as Thomson
John Welsh
as Inspector Owing
Carl Conway
as German Sergeant
Arnold Bell
as Detective
Gerald Case
as Car Salesman
Basil Dignam
as Air Vice Marshal
Hilda Fenemore
as Mrs. McCullers
Wolf Frees
as German Commandant
Richard Marner
as German NCO
Ferdinand "Ferdy" Mayne
as Greek Ship Owner
Ernst Walder
as German Security Policeman
Carl Conway
as German Sergeant
Ferdinand "Ferdy" Mayne
as Greek Ship Owner
Wolf Frees
as German Commandant
John Welsh
as Inspector Owing
Richard Marner
as German NCO
Basil Dignam
as Air Vice Marshal
Hilda Fenemore
as Mrs. McCullers
Ian MacNaughton
as Thomson
Arnold Bell
as Detective
Gerald Case
as Car Salesman

Crew

Ray Milland
Director
Paul Monash
Screenwriter
Gerald Gibbs
Cinematographer
Muir Mathieson
Musical Direction/Supervision
Richard Rodney Bennett
Composer (Music Score)
Ernest Walter
Editor
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