In post-WW2 Europe, when the dictator of a small police state dies during surgery, the operating surgeon, who’s a visiting American doctor, is held captive in order to preserve the terrible state secret.
Director: Sidney Gilliat. AKA The Great Manhunt
Stars: Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Jack Hawkins, Glynis Johns, Walter Rilla, Karel Stepanek, Herbert Lom, Hans Olaf Moser, Guido Lorraine, Robert Ayres, Howard Douglas, Martin Boddey, Russell Waters, Arthur Howard, Carl Jaffe, Gerard Heinz.
1950 Venice Film Festival – Nominated for the Golden Lion.
1951 BAFTA Film Awards – Nominated for Best British Film.