The Counterfeit Traitor

The Counterfeit Traitor

Streaming Video - 1962
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There's no way out for American-raised Swede Eric Erickson. Either he becomes an Allied spy, or he faces a trumped-up charge of Nazi collaboration. "How does one get to be so cold-blooded " Erickson snaps at the English agent blackmailing him. "Watching German planes bomb London helps enormously," is the reply. William Holden portrays Erickson in this taut thriller that progresses from subterfuge to discovery and finally to breathless escape. The story, based on Alexander Klein's book, is true. And the use of European locations where the actual events transpired adds to the film's authenticity. From start to finish, The Counterfeit Traitor provides suspense and moral choices that can only come from real life.


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Feb 07, 2019

A espionage case where a normal business person selling oil to Germany is blacklist to pull off a mindless race back to home base. Watching William Holden beat the odds is quite a thrill & ahhing @ the pristine scenes of the countries of Switzerland, Denmark & Germany before the current tainted changes of the world. In color with all the cinematography technique of the grand old film industry.

An mature film from the 1962 ; worth the time for viewing. Four popcorn buckets ...view Yeah

Mar 20, 2012


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