The Password Is Courage (1962)

The Password Is Courage


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Based on the true story of Sergeant-Major Charlie Coward (played by Dirk Bogarde) during World War II, this conventional wartime drama does not convincingly put across Coward's heroism, or his seemingly impossible exploits. A German POW and leader in Stalag 8B, Coward finds ways to humiliate his German captors whenever he can, but most importantly he and the men under him are working out an escape. They have already dug out a 280-foot tunnel, and now Coward has to somehow reach the Polish … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama
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as Charles Coward

as Cpl. Billy Pope

as Unteroffizier

as Aussie

as German Doctor

as 1st German Goon

as Feldwebal

as Farmwoman
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I thought this movie was very well paced. Just when I thought I might get bored, something un-expected would happen. It kept me entertained. I recommend this to anyone who appreciates silver screen movies; and a good laugh.

Brok Spiker

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