The Counterfeit Traitor Poster

Release Date: June 9th, 2008

DVD Release Date: July 13th, 2004

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 20 min

Plot Summary
Oil merchant Eric (William Holden), blacklisted by the Allies for selling to the Nazis, agrees to spy on the Germans to clear his name. He presents a false plan to the Germans, which gains him the trust of senior officials and allows him to inspect existing oil stations. Meanwhile, Eric passes the information to Collins (Hugh Griffith), a British intelligence expert. However, the Nazis learn that Eric's lover, Marianne (Lilli Palmer), is secretly an Allied spy, putting them both in danger.

Cast: William Holden, Lilli Palmer, Hugh Griffith, Ernst Schröder, Eva Dahlbeck, Eulf Palme, Carl Raddatz, Helo Gutschwager

Director: George Seaton

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Paramount

Keywords: Escape, Gripping, Deception, Prison, Pursuit, 1940s, Tense