Leave it to Warner Archives for bringing out highly eclectic titles that suits everyone’s interests. WWII titles now available featuring Triple Cross (1967), Operation Eichmann (1961), I Escaped From the Gestapo (1943)
|Operation Eichmann (1961)||I Escaped from the Gestapo (1943)||Hitler! (1962)|
Triple Cross (1967) from(Dr. No, From Russia with Love) stars Christopher Plummer as real-life safecracker Eddie Chapman who tries to pit the British forces against the Nazis by working as a double agent for his own benefit. The stylish thriller also boasts Romy Schneider, Gert Frobe, Trevor Howard, Claudine Auger and Yul Brynner.
In Operation Eichmann (1961), Hogan’s Heroes stars Werner Klemperer and John Banner are together for the first time in this drama about the exploits and capture of Adolph Eichmann (Klemperer), one of the most powerful men of the Nazi regime who dodged being captured for 15 years. Banner plays Rudolf Hess, another Nazi official, in this rarely seen real-life saga.
I Escaped from the Gestapo (1943), lensed during WWII, stars Dean Jagger as a counterfeiter recruited by the Nazis to help them with a plan of destroying the American economy with phony money. Will Jagger join the enemy or have second thoughts about ruining his country? John Carradine, Mary Brian, “Spanky” McFarland and Sidney Blackmer also star in this Monogram production.
Hitler! (1962) offers Richard Basehart in the title role in this part biographical, part speculative essay on the monstrous leader of the Third Reich. His relationships with women, his obsessions and his psychological problems are delved into here.