The Password Is Courage Poster

Release Date: 1962

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 56 min

Plot Summary
Based on a true story, this film follows Sergeant-Major Charles Coward (Dirk Bogarde), a brave British soldier captured by German forces during World War II. When he's thrown into a prisoner of war camp, he immediately plans his escape. Masquerading as a wounded German soldier, he makes it as far as the medical tent, where the deceived enemy forces award him the Iron Cross. Though he is ultimately discovered, he goes on to courageously pursue his freedom with a whimsical and undying audacity.

Cast: Dirk Bogarde, Maria Perschy, Alfred Lynch, Nigel Stock, Reginald Beckwith, Richard Marner, Ed Devereaux, Lewis Fiander

Director: Andrew Stone

Genres: Docudrama

Keywords: 1940s, Playful, Escape, Hilarious, Charming, Pursuit