Orders to Kill Poster

Release Date: 1958

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 33 min

Plot Summary
Gene Summers (Paul Massie) is an American Air Force pilot recruited to take part in a secret government mission. He is tasked with killing Marcel Lafitte (Leslie French), a lawyer working with the French Resistance, and a suspected double agent. After Summers parachutes into France, he meets his Resistance contact, Leonie (Irene Worth), and she provides him with information about Lafitte. But, after learning more about his target, Summers has second thoughts about his mission.

Cast: Eddie Albert, Paul Massie, Lillian Gish, James Robertson Justice, Irene Worth, Leslie French, John Crawford, Lionel Jeffries

Director: Anthony Asquith

Genres: Thriller

Keywords: France, Quest, Gripping, Hospital, Melodramatic, Transformation, Murder, Husband, 1940s


Winner British Screenplay
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1958)
Nominated Film and British Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1958)