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As World War II begins, German freighter Captain Karl Ehrlich tries to get his ship back to Germany through a gauntlet of Allied warships.
When the film was released in 1955, audiences found it difficult to accept John Wayne as a German Captain.
Capt. Karl Ehrlich:
Did anyone ever tell you that you're beautiful when you're angry?
The Ergenstrasse's pistols are Walther P-38s, which had only been adopted for military use the year before. It is unlikely that such weapons would be found on an old tramp steamer.
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