Richard Basehart and Gary Merrill star in a film thatÄ’s Ä“as stirring a drama as any you'll want to seeÄ” (The New York Times). Adapted by Jack Rollens and Peter Viertel from George HoweÄ’s novel Call It Treason, and directed by Anatole Litvak, this riveting World War II drama was nominated for the 1951 Best Picture Oscar®.
As the Third Reich declines in power, the Allies develop a radical new plan Ä– to employ German POWs as spies. Led by American Colonel Devlin (Merrill), and executed by Lieutenant Rennick (Baseheart), the plan is risky, and the tension builds as the Americans learn whether the former Nazis will help or betray the Allies.
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