The Man Who Never Was

The Man Who Never WasStarringClifton Webb, Gloria Grahame, Robert FlemyngStephen Boyd

Directed byRonald Neame

Written byNigel Balchin (screenplay), Ewen Montagu (book) (as The Hon. Ewen Montagu C.B.E. D.L. Q.C.)

Year: 1956

Plot: Based on facts. 1943, London, shortly before the Allied invasion of Sicily. MI6 must come up with a trick to lead Jerry into believing that the invasion is going to take place on the Iberian Peninsula. They start with a body.

Pros: It is as much a document of the events it portrays, as it is a document of the fifties.

Cons: About as thrilling as a cuppa tea, dear.

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