Approved | | Adventure, Crime, Mystery
During the Cold War, an American soldier is abducted in West Berlin, sparking a recovery effort led by Colonel Steve Van Dyke.
Their uniforms indicate both Van Dyke and Eddie were combat veterans of World War II. Van Dyke served in Italy with the 5th Army and earned the 2nd highest award for valor, the Distinguished Service Cross, plus a Bronze Star and a Purple Heart. Eddie fought with the 4th Infantry Division in France and won both the Silver Star and Bronze Star for valor.
Cpl. John J. Leatherby:
Getting kinda cute, huh?
Cpl. John J. Leatherby: How are ya?
When Van Dyke hands Hoffy the poisoned drink, he is grasping the top of the glass. The scene cuts to a different view, and Van Dyke is grasping the bottom of the glass.
For the first time ever, the CinemaScope logo ("Twentieth Century-Fox presents A CinemaScope Production") is not shown until about five minutes into the film, after the opening sequence.