• Drama
    War
  • Rated: U
  • Director: Ronald Neame
  • Writer: Nigel Balchin, Ewen Montagu
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The Man Who Never Was is a 1956 Second World War film, based on the book of the same name by Lt. Cmdr. Ewen Montagu and dramatising actual events. The film was directed by Ronald Neame and starred Clifton Webb, Gloria Grahame and Robert Flemyng. It is about Operation Mincemeat, a 1943 British Intelligence plan to deceive the Axis powers into thinking Operation Husky, the Allied invasion of Sicily, would take place elsewhere. It was entered into the 1956 Cannes Film Festival. Nigel Balchin's screenplay won the BAFTA for that year.
  • Drama
    War
  • Rated: U
  • Director: Ronald Neame
  • Writer: Nigel Balchin, Ewen Montagu

  • Clifton Webb
    Gloria Grahame
    Robert Flemyng
    Stephen Boyd
    Josephine Griffin
    Laurence Naismith
    Geoffrey Keen
    Moultrie Kelsall
    Cyril Cusack
    André Morell
    Michael Hordern
    Allan Cuthbertson
    William Russell
    Terence Longdon
    Peter Sellers

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  • (1956)

  • Drama
    War
  • Rated: U
  • Director: Ronald Neame
  • Writer: Nigel Balchin, Ewen Montagu
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Synopsis

The Man Who Never Was is a 1956 Second World War film, based on the book of the same name by Lt. Cmdr. Ewen Montagu and dramatising actual events. The film was directed by Ronald Neame and starred Clifton Webb, Gloria Grahame and Robert Flemyng. It is about Operation Mincemeat, a 1943 British Intelligence plan to deceive the Axis powers into thinking Operation Husky, the Allied invasion of Sicily, would take place elsewhere. It was entered into the 1956 Cannes Film Festival. Nigel Balchin's screenplay won the BAFTA for that year.

Starring
  • Clifton Webb
    Gloria Grahame
    Robert Flemyng
    Stephen Boyd
    Josephine Griffin
    Laurence Naismith
    Geoffrey Keen
    Moultrie Kelsall
    Cyril Cusack
    André Morell
    Michael Hordern
    Allan Cuthbertson
    William Russell
    Terence Longdon
    Peter Sellers