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Release Date: 1965

DVD Release Date: March 6th, 2007

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 11 min

Plot Summary
In this fact-based film, as Axis and Allied scientists race to create the first atomic bomb, British Intelligence receives shocking news of significant breakthroughs at a Nazi facility in occupied Norway. The British work with Norwegian Resistance head Knut Straud (Richard Harris) and distinguished physicist Dr. Rolf Pederson (Kirk Douglas) to plan an urgent response. As a Norwegian team headed by Straud struggles to stop Nazi science in its tracks, a civilian hostage situation erupts.

Cast: Kirk Douglas, Richard Harris, Ulla Jacobsson, Michael Redgrave, Mervyn Johns, Eric Porter

Director: Anthony Mann

Genres: Drama, War

Keywords: Suspenseful, Underdog, 1940s, England, Quest