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The Secret War of Harry Frigg

The Secret War of Harry Frigg(1968)

Also Known As: Harry Frigg | Meanwhile, Far From the Front | The Best Kept Secret of the War |

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Brief Synopsis

When 5 allied generals are captured in Italy in WW II, it is a propaganda nightmare for the Allies. The generals are all 1 star and refuse to take orders from each other in order to plan an escape. Harry Frigg is a private who has escaped from the guard house dozens of times. He is promoted to Major General (2 stars) and ordered to get the generals out once he is captured. Harry is willing to escape, but then he meets the countess ...

Cast & Crew

Jack Smight Director
Paul Newman Harry Frigg
Sylva Koscina Countess di Montefiore
Andrew Duggan General Armstrong
Tom Bosley General Pennypacker
John Williams General Mayhew
Charles Gray General Cox-Roberts
Vito Scotti Colonel Ferrucci
Jacques Roux General Rochambeau
Werner Peters Major von Steignitz
James Gregory Gen. Homer Prentiss
Fabrizio Mioni Lieutenant Rossano
Johnny Haymer Sergeant Pozzalo
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 29 Feb 1968
Release Date:  1968 Production Date:  [Techniscope]
none available
Color/B&W:  Color (Technicolor) Distributions Co:  Universal Pictures
Sound:  Mono (Westrex Recording System) Production Co:  Albion Film Corp.
Duration(mins):  110 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • The Secret War of Harry Frigg

    Maria 2014-03-17

    Excellent and enjoyable film. Would like to be able to find it in high street shops. MORE>

  • The Secret War of Harry Frigg

    Maria 2014-03-17

    Excelent and enjoyable film. It would be great to be able to get films like this in the highstreet shops. MORE>

  • One of the best satires made on rank & privilege

    Dick Henderson 2011-09-26

    Lowly Pvt Frigg {Paul Newman} feels he always gets the fuzzy lollipop until the Contessa opens his eyes to how & why respect is actually earned. The... MORE>