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I Was Monty's Double

  • Film

Time Out says

Released in America under the marvellous title of Heaven, Hell and Hoboken, I Was Monty's Double is a low-budget tour de force. Based on real events - an actor (James, who really was used as a double for General Montgomery during the Allied invasion of Europe in World War II) is hired to impersonate Monty and so confuse the Germans by popping up in odd places - the film neatly uses the elevation of a nobody to honoured hero to question the notions of heroism that so many British war movies unquestioningly supported. Highly enjoyable.
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Release Details

  • Duration:100 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:John Guillermin
  • Screenwriter:Bryan Forbes
  • Cast:
    • John Mills
    • Cecil Parker
    • ME Clifton James
    • Marius Goring
    • Michael Hordern
    • Leslie Phillips
    • Patrick Allen
    • Bryan Forbes
    • Victor Maddern
    • John Le Mesurier
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