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36 Hours (28-Jan-1965)

Director: George Seaton

Writers: Carl K. Hittleman; George Seaton; Luis H. Vance

From short story: Beware of the Dog by Roald Dahl

Music Composed and Conducted by: Dimitri Tiomkin

Producer: William Perlberg

Keywords: Thriller, WWII, Espionage, Amnesia

German Intelligence constructs a fake U.S. Army hospital deep inside Germany in an elaborate ruse to convince a kidnapped American major that he has amnesia and WWII has ended, in an attempt to get him to divulge Allied invasion plans.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
John Banner
28-Jan-1910 28-Jan-1973 Sgt. Schultz on Hogan's Heroes
James Garner
7-Apr-1928   Jim Rockford on Rockford Files
Martin Kosleck
24-Mar-1904 15-Jan-1994 German-American character actor
Alan Napier
7-Jan-1903 8-Aug-1988 Alfred on Batman
Sig Ruman
11-Oct-1884 14-Feb-1967 Stalag 17
Eva Marie Saint
4-Jul-1924   North by Northwest
Rod Taylor
11-Jan-1930   The Time Machine


James Garner   ...   Maj. Jefferson Pike
Eva Marie Saint   ...   Anna Hedler
Rod Taylor   ...   Maj. Walter Gerber
Werner Peters   ...   Otto Schack
John Banner   ...   Ernst
Alan Napier   ...   Col. Peter MacLean
Ed Gilbert   ...   Capt. Abbott
Celia Lovsky   ...   Elsa
Russell Thorson   ...   Gen. Allison
Oscar Beregi   ...   Lt. Col. Ostermann
Sig Ruman   ...   German Guard
Karl Held   ...   Cpl. Kenter
Martin Kosleck   ...   Kraatz
Marjorie Bennett   ...   Charwoman
Henry Rowland   ...   German Soldier
Otto Reichow   ...   German Soldier
Hilda Plowright   ...   German Agent
Walter Friedel   ...   Denker
Joseph Mell   ...   Lemke


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