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The Counterfeit Traitor (1962)

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In this taut WW II-era espionage thriller, a Swedish American entrepreneur successfully sends valuable information to the Allies by pretending to be a Nazi. The trouble begins when he is caught by the Gestapo. The film is based on the true story of one of the war's best spies, Eric Erickson.

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Cast

Lilli Palmer
as Frau Marianne Möllendorf
Eva Dahlbeck
as Ingrid Erickson
Ulf Palme
as Max Gumpel
Werner Peters
as Bruno Ulrich
Ernst Schroeder
as Baron Gerhard von Oldenburg
Ingrid van Bergen
as Hulda Windler
Carl Raddatz
as Otto Holtz
Helo Gutschwager
as Hans Holtz
Erica Beer
as Klara Holtz
Charles Regnier
as Wilhelm Kortner
Wolfgang Preiss
as Colonel Nordoff
Jochen Blume
as Dr. Jacob Karp
Dirk Hansen
as Lieutenant Nagler
Ludwig Maybert
as Stationmaster
Klaus Kinski
as Kindler
Erik Schumann
as Nazi Gunboat Officer
Stefan Schnabel
as Gestapo Agent at Funeral
Phil Brown
as Harold Murray
Ejner Federspiel
as Prof. Christiansen
Eva Fiebig
as Frau Hecker
Holger Hagen
as Carl Bradley
Kai Holm
as Gunnar
Reinhard Kolldehoff
as Col. Erdmann
Poul Reichhardt
as Fishing Boat Skipper
Albert Rueprecht
as Capt. Barlach
Ted Taylor
as Monitor Man
Werner Van Deeg
as Oil-Refinery Manager
Georg Voelmmer
as Lt. Bretz
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Critic Reviews for The Counterfeit Traitor

All Critics (3)

Not good enough to be great, too grim to be enjoyable as a spy yarn.

September 13, 2004 | Rating: 3/5

Audience Reviews for The Counterfeit Traitor

I have seen all of the usual films that one sees of William Holden. This is a gem in the midst of what was considered to be his down period...a very interesting look at a industrialist turned spy and the impacts that this has on his business and personal life. Worth a look.

John Ballantine
John Ballantine

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½

Good spy thriller, Lilli Palmer is excellent.

jay nixon
jay nixon

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