Not Rated | | Comedy
In West Berlin during the Cold War, a Coca-Cola executive is given the task of taking care of his boss' socialite daughter.
When James Cagney tells Otto he must give the couple a wedding present, Scarlett claims that Otto's friends did not give them any gifts but instead sent the money to unemployed cotton pickers in Mississippi. Cagney was accused by many right-wing conservatives of being a Communist sympathizer for sending money to striking cotton workers in the 1930s.
When will papers be ready?
C.R. Macnamara: I'll put my secretary right to work on it.
Mishkin: Your secretary? She's that blonde lady?
C.R. Macnamara: That's the one.
Peripetchikoff: You will send papers to East Berlin with blonde lady in triplicate.
C.R. Macnamara: You want the papers in triplicate, or the blonde in ...
Peripetchikoff: See ...
The sign that would have been displayed as you left West Berlin into the Eastern side via the Brandenburg Gate, would have read 'You Are Now Leaving The British Sector' as that area had been in The British Zone of occupation since 1945. Hence, any allied border guards or MPs that the characters would have come into contact with throughout the movie, would also be British and not American.
English, German, Russian