The Great Impersonation (1942)

Genres - Action, Adventure, Spy Film, War  |   Sub-Genres - War Drama  |   Run Time - 71 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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This espionage drama, a remake of the 1935 original, set in WW II, follows the exploits of an Englishman who kills his German look-alike, a Nazi master spy, and begins impersonating him after he returns to Great Britain. As the spy, he begins smuggling bogus secrets to the German agents. As he again returns to Germany, those spies are captured. After suffering a close call, the phony spy is able to convince Rudolph Hess to fly to Scotland to meet with British Nazis. It is a trap, and the prominent Nazi is captured and held in the Tower of London.

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espionage, war, agent [representative], ambassador [political], Britain, capture, enemy, expose [revelation], Germany, impersonation, lookalike, meeting, Nazism, officer, plans, provocative, return, secrets, smuggling, trapped, traveling, trip