On the Double | 1961

Comedy, Spy
When an Americna GI bears a striking resemblance to England's high military commander, the Allies decide to use him in a ploy to fool the Nazis.

Cast

... Pfc Ernest Williams/Gen Sir Lawrence Mackenzie-Smith

Actor

... Lady Margaret Mackenzie Smith

Actor

... Colonel Somerset

Actor

... Lady Vivian

Actor

... Sergeant Bridget Stanhope

Actor

... Captain Patterson

Actor

... Colonel Joseph Praeger

Actor

... Colonel Rock Houston

Actor

... Sergeant Colin Twickenham

Actor

... Browne Wiffingham

Actor

... Oberkommandant

Actor

... Blankmeister

Actor

Company

Capri Productions

Production Company

Dena Productions

Production Company

Synopsis

As a foot soldier preparing for D-Day, G.I. Ernie Williams is caught imitating an English general. In order to confuse the Nazis, he is instructed to continue the ruse. When the staff is hoodwinked into thinking he is the general, things get tricky. He even convinces the general's wife, but when the real general is killed in battle, problems arise.

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