Approved | | Drama, Thriller, War
This movie is based on a true story as written in A.P. Scotland's autobiography "The London Cage". The plot has greatly exaggerated the actual events of A.P. Scotland's experiences, including the addition of a fictional love interest.
According to Denis Gifford in his article "Who do you think you are kidding Mr Hitler?" from the movie history tome "The Movie", this movie was the first British movie made after World War II to feature Adolf Hitler as a character.
When Gen. Schottland is in the forest trying to radio the allies, he is confronted by a soldier carrying a British Sten submachine gun. In the next scene it is revealed to be a German soldier and now he is carrying a German MP-40 submachine gun. In the next scene it switches back to a Sten.
Opening credits prologue: TO THOSE MEN OF THE INTELLIGENCE SERVICE WHO WORKED IN SECRECY, WHO STRUGGLED AND DIED IN DARKNESS, TO THOSE LONELY AND COURAGEOUS MEN WHO RISKED THEIR LIVES DAILY IN THE ENEMY CAMP, THIS PICTURE IS DEDICATED.
AND TO ONE OF THESE MEN - COL. A.P. SCOTLAND, O.B.E. BRITISH INTELLIGENCE SERVICE, WHOSE EXPLOITS OVER THE PAST HALF CENTURY INSPIRED THIS STORY, WE WISH TO EXPRESS OUR THANKS.