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Duration: 2 hours, 8 minutes

All-action World War II adventure about a crack squad of Nazi paratroopers sent to England to kidnap Winston Churchill and transport him to Germany.

An English-hating Irishman is recruited by the Germans to spearhead the plan. If the attempt to snatch the British prime minister succeeds, the course of the war could be altered. Can the plot be stopped? Based on the fanciful bestseller by Jack Higgins.

Last on

New Year's Day 2014 13:25 BBC Two except Wales

Credits

Colonel Kurt Steiner
Michael Caine
Liam Devlin
Donald Sutherland
Colonel Max Radl
Robert Duvall
Molly Prior
Jenny Agutter
Heinrich Himmler
Donald Pleasence
Admiral Wilhelm Canaris
Anthony Quayle
Joanna Grey
Jean Marsh
Captain Ritter Neumann
Sven-Bertil Taube
Pamela Verecker
Judy Geeson
Captain Harry Clark
Treat Williams
Director
John Sturges
Producer
Jack Wiener
Writer
Tom Mankiewicz

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