Operation Cross Eagles (1969)

90 mins | Melodrama | 1969

Director:

Richard Conte

Writer:

Vincent Fotre

Producer:

Ika Panajotovic

Cinematographer:

Nenad Jovicic

Production Designer:

Bob Radley
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HISTORY

Copyright length: 84 min. Location scenes filmed in Piran, Yugoslavia, and Trieste. Yugoslav title: Unakrsna vatra . A Yugoslav source credits Casey Diamond as ... More Less

Copyright length: 84 min. Location scenes filmed in Piran, Yugoslavia, and Trieste. Yugoslav title: Unakrsna vatra . A Yugoslav source credits Casey Diamond as director. More Less

CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
Asst dir (see note)
PRODUCER
WRITER
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
ART DIRECTOR
Art dir
SOUND
PRODUCTION MISC
Prod mgr
Prod mgr
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
Unakrsna vatra
Copyright Claimant:
Noble Productions
Copyright Date:
15 January 1969
Copyright Number:
LP37219
Physical Properties:
Sound
Color
Eastmancolor
Duration(in mins):
90
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Sgt. Sean MacAfee and two survivors of his commando unit, Sergeant Tunley and Corporal Bell, are waiting to be picked up in Yugoslavia after completing their mission during World War II. They are intercepted by a group of Germans who take them to a secluded farmhouse where they meet American Lieutenant Bradford, who had enlisted the aid of some local partisans to impersonate the Germans in order to bring back MacAfee and his men. Bradford is recovering from wounds he received when his mission to rescue a captured American officer was betrayed by an informer. Bradford's plan to capture a German commandant and pretend to exchange him for the American officer, who supposedly knows the Allied invasion plans, is almost foiled by a traitor among them. However, Bradford's plan is finally successful: the officer is rescued, and the Americans, by a trick, retain the German commandant as their prisoner. The traitor, Corporal Bell, is discovered and killed when he attempts to free the commandant. Bradford explains that the Allied invasion plan was a fabrication to divert the Germans, and that the purpose of the mission was to capture the ... +


Sgt. Sean MacAfee and two survivors of his commando unit, Sergeant Tunley and Corporal Bell, are waiting to be picked up in Yugoslavia after completing their mission during World War II. They are intercepted by a group of Germans who take them to a secluded farmhouse where they meet American Lieutenant Bradford, who had enlisted the aid of some local partisans to impersonate the Germans in order to bring back MacAfee and his men. Bradford is recovering from wounds he received when his mission to rescue a captured American officer was betrayed by an informer. Bradford's plan to capture a German commandant and pretend to exchange him for the American officer, who supposedly knows the Allied invasion plans, is almost foiled by a traitor among them. However, Bradford's plan is finally successful: the officer is rescued, and the Americans, by a trick, retain the German commandant as their prisoner. The traitor, Corporal Bell, is discovered and killed when he attempts to free the commandant. Bradford explains that the Allied invasion plan was a fabrication to divert the Germans, and that the purpose of the mission was to capture the commandant. +

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