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This film is made up of the first three segments of a television series entitled Blue Light which premiered on ABC-TV on 12 Jan ... More Less

This film is made up of the first three segments of a television series entitled Blue Light which premiered on ABC-TV on 12 Jan 1966. More Less

CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
Asst dir
Asst dir
PRODUCERS
Exec prod
WRITER
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
Dir of photog
ART DIRECTORS
Art dir
Art dir
FILM EDITORS
Film ed
Film ed
SET DECORATORS
Set dec
Set dec
VISUAL EFFECTS
Spec photog eff
Spec photog eff
MAKEUP
Makeup
Hairstyles
PRODUCTION MISC
Unit prod mgr
Unit prod mgr
DETAILS
Release Date:
October 1966
Copyright Claimant:
Rogo Productions
Copyright Date:
21 September 1966
Copyright Number:
LP33772
Physical Properties:
Sound
Westrex
Color
De Luxe
Duration(in mins):
89
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

During World War II, American David March, the last remaining agent of an Allied spy ring known as Blue Light, has worked his way into the higher echelons of German intelligence by posing as a Nazi sympathizer. Gestapo Captain Elm suspects March, however, and tries to trap him by taking him to neutral Lisbon to meet Guy Spauling, a British agent posing as a scientist, who claims he wants to defect to Germany. Spauling [who may be dying anyway] tries to persuade March to kill him in order to solidify March's position with the Nazis; but instead March manages to get rid of Elm, who himself is accused of being the Blue Light agent. March's assignment is to destroy the secret submarine missile manufacturing plant at Grossmünchen. Aided by Susanne Duchard, a French Allied agent posing as a collaborator, he manages to convince scientist Gretchen Hoffman of the futility of the Nazi cause and obtain her aid in blowing up the plant. March and Suzanne escape to safety, but Gretchen dies in the ... +


During World War II, American David March, the last remaining agent of an Allied spy ring known as Blue Light, has worked his way into the higher echelons of German intelligence by posing as a Nazi sympathizer. Gestapo Captain Elm suspects March, however, and tries to trap him by taking him to neutral Lisbon to meet Guy Spauling, a British agent posing as a scientist, who claims he wants to defect to Germany. Spauling [who may be dying anyway] tries to persuade March to kill him in order to solidify March's position with the Nazis; but instead March manages to get rid of Elm, who himself is accused of being the Blue Light agent. March's assignment is to destroy the secret submarine missile manufacturing plant at Grossmünchen. Aided by Susanne Duchard, a French Allied agent posing as a collaborator, he manages to convince scientist Gretchen Hoffman of the futility of the Nazi cause and obtain her aid in blowing up the plant. March and Suzanne escape to safety, but Gretchen dies in the explosion. +

Legend
Viewed by AFI
Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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