Secret Mission


1h 37m 1942
Secret Mission

Brief Synopsis

Two British Intelligence agents infiltrate occupied France to learn the Germans' secrets.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Genre
Thriller
War
Spy
Release Date
1942
Distribution Company
Sonar Entertainment

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 37m
Sound
Mono
Color
Black and White
Theatrical Aspect Ratio
1.37 : 1

Synopsis

Four British intelligence agents infiltrate the heart of occupied France in this clever World War II cloak-and-dagger thriller. Forged papers pave the way for French soldier James Mason and British spy Hugh Williams to slip into a small French village to gather information on German fortifications. With the help of local Resistance fighters, the British are able to pass along vital defense data back to England. But when a daring visit to Boche headquarters destroys their cover, the agents must run a deadly gauntlet to the sea while invading Allied paratroopers launch an explosive assault on a key Nazi stronghold.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Genre
Thriller
War
Spy
Release Date
1942
Distribution Company
Sonar Entertainment

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 37m
Sound
Mono
Color
Black and White
Theatrical Aspect Ratio
1.37 : 1

Articles

Secret Mission


Four British intelligence agents infiltrate the heart of occupied France in this clever World War II cloak-and-dagger thriller. Forged papers pave the way for French soldier James Mason and British spy Hugh Williams to slip into a small French village to gather information on German fortifications. With the help of local Resistance fighters, the British are able to pass along vital defense data back to England. But when a daring visit to Boche headquarters destroys their cover, the agents must run a deadly gauntlet to the sea while invading Allied paratroopers launch an explosive assault on a key Nazi stronghold.

Producer: Marcel Hellman
Director: Harold French
Screenplay: Basil Bartlett, Anatole de Grunwald, Terence Young
Cinematography: Bernard Knowles
Art Direction: Carmen Dillon, Paul Sheriff
Music: Mischa Spoliansky
Film Editing: Edward B. Jarvis
Cast: Hugh Williams (Maj. Peter Garnett), Carla Lehmann (Michele de Carnot), Roland Culver (Capt. Red Gowan), Michael Wilding (Pvt. Nobby Clark), James Mason (Raoul de Carnot), Nancy Price (Violette, housekeeper), Karel Stepanek (Major Lang), General von Reichman (F.R. Wendhausen), Betty Warren (Lulu Clark), Percy Walsh (M. Fayolle), Anita Gombault (Estelle Fayolle), Nicholas Stuart (Captain Mackenzie), John Sale (Hauptmann Gruening), Yvonne Andre (Martine, money collector), David Page (Rene de Carnot, boy), Brefni O'Rorke (Village Priest), Stewart Granger(Sub-Lieutenant Jackson), Oscar Ebelsbacher (Provost Officer), Herbert Lom (Medical Officer).
BW-97m.
Secret Mission

Secret Mission

Four British intelligence agents infiltrate the heart of occupied France in this clever World War II cloak-and-dagger thriller. Forged papers pave the way for French soldier James Mason and British spy Hugh Williams to slip into a small French village to gather information on German fortifications. With the help of local Resistance fighters, the British are able to pass along vital defense data back to England. But when a daring visit to Boche headquarters destroys their cover, the agents must run a deadly gauntlet to the sea while invading Allied paratroopers launch an explosive assault on a key Nazi stronghold. Producer: Marcel Hellman Director: Harold French Screenplay: Basil Bartlett, Anatole de Grunwald, Terence Young Cinematography: Bernard Knowles Art Direction: Carmen Dillon, Paul Sheriff Music: Mischa Spoliansky Film Editing: Edward B. Jarvis Cast: Hugh Williams (Maj. Peter Garnett), Carla Lehmann (Michele de Carnot), Roland Culver (Capt. Red Gowan), Michael Wilding (Pvt. Nobby Clark), James Mason (Raoul de Carnot), Nancy Price (Violette, housekeeper), Karel Stepanek (Major Lang), General von Reichman (F.R. Wendhausen), Betty Warren (Lulu Clark), Percy Walsh (M. Fayolle), Anita Gombault (Estelle Fayolle), Nicholas Stuart (Captain Mackenzie), John Sale (Hauptmann Gruening), Yvonne Andre (Martine, money collector), David Page (Rene de Carnot, boy), Brefni O'Rorke (Village Priest), Stewart Granger(Sub-Lieutenant Jackson), Oscar Ebelsbacher (Provost Officer), Herbert Lom (Medical Officer). BW-97m.

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Released in United States 1942

Released in United States on Video February 27, 1996

Released in United States 1942

Released in United States on Video February 27, 1996