Approved | | Drama, History, War
A gentle widower, enraged at Nazi atrocities against his peaceful Norwegian fishing village, escapes to Britain and returns leading a commando force against the oppressors.
The commandos are played by Canadian soldiers in the Canadian Scottish, the Royal Rifles, the Sault Ste. Marie & Sudbury, and the Rocky Mountain Rangers.
Go on, wash your necks!
When Eric Toresen (Paul Muni) left his daughter at Mrs. Olav's house and went into the mountains, he left behind the jacket he arrived with. Later after coming back down from the mountain, and without returning to Mrs. Olav's place, he has his jacket on again.
Opening credits prologue: For long past the kingdom of Norway had been a domain of peace.
Content with their pattern of honesty and industry they were a people who feared nought and envied nobody.
So it was in the summer of 1939....