FILM : I Was Monty's Double
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
I Was Monty's Double 1958 John Mills, Cecil Parker, Leslie Phillips, Michael Hordern, Marius Goring Gibraltar, Kent, London
Director : John Guillermin   Production Company : Film Traders Ltd., Setfair Productions Ltd.  Region : LONDON H-L,SOUTH EAST E-L,SPAIN,REST OF THE WORLD

The true story of how an actor was recruited to impersonate General Montgomery and mislead the enemy about his intentions before the Normandy campaign.

Screen captures uploaded by Phil Wilkinson

Also known as 'Hell, Heaven or Hoboken' (US Title)

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I Was Monty's Double - Inside the Leicester offices of Royal Army Pay Corps works Lieutenant M. E. Clifton James, a professional actor before being called up.
I Was Monty's Double

iwmd011. Inside the Leicester offices of Royal Army Pay Corps works Lieutenant M. E. Clifton James, a professional actor before being called up.

I Was Monty's Double - Major Harvey sees Colonel Logan off after plans are made for Lieutenant James to impersonate General Montgomery.
I Was Monty's Double

iwmd012. Major Harvey sees Colonel Logan off after plans are made for Lieutenant James to impersonate General Montgomery.

I Was Monty's Double - The Adjutant is far from happy when Clifton James is called to London.
I Was Monty's Double

iwmd013. The Adjutant is far from happy when Clifton James is called to London.

I Was Monty's Double - Following training, 'Jimmy' James, in the guise of General Montgomery, is driven to RAF Northolt for a plane to Gibraltar.
I Was Monty's Double

iwmd014. Following training, 'Jimmy' James, in the guise of General Montgomery, is driven to RAF Northolt for a plane to Gibraltar.

I Was Monty's Double - Colonel E. F. Logan (Cecil Parker) and Hester Baring (Barbara Hicks) say farewell to Harvey and Jimmy.
I Was Monty's Double

iwmd015. Colonel E. F. Logan (Cecil Parker) and Hester Baring (Barbara Hicks) say farewell to Harvey and Jimmy.

I Was Monty's Double - Major Tennant (Leslie Phillips) and other high ranking officers stand to attention as the 'General's' plane taxis to a halt. Gibraltar Airport, Gibraltar.
I Was Monty's Double

iwmd016. Major Tennant (Leslie Phillips) and other high ranking officers stand to attention as the 'General's' plane taxis to a halt. Gibraltar Airport, Gibraltar.

iwmd016n. Taken from the outside viewing gallery attached to the departure lounge at Gibraltar Airport by Lionel and Cynthia Sear.
(Modern Photo Added: 12-04-2017)

I Was Monty's Double - As Montgomery, Meyrick Edward Clifton James (Himself) steps from the plane. The Rock of Gibraltar stands in the background and was also seen in 'Wonderful Things!'.
I Was Monty's Double

iwmd017. As Montgomery, Meyrick Edward Clifton James (Himself) steps from the plane. The Rock of Gibraltar stands in the background and was also seen in 'Wonderful Things!'.

iwmd017n. The same view of 'The Rock' by Peter.
(Modern Photo Added: 21-10-2015)

I Was Monty's Double - After being introduced to the officers, 'General Montgomery' is driven to meet the Governor. Gibraltar Airport was also seen in 'The Running Man'.
I Was Monty's Double

iwmd018. After being introduced to the officers, 'General Montgomery' is driven to meet the Governor. Gibraltar Airport was also seen in 'The Running Man'.

iwmd018n. Peter captured this good comparison.
(Modern Photo Added: 21-10-2015)

I Was Monty's Double - The 'General' arrives at the Governor of Gibraltar's Residence. The Convent on Main Street, Gibraltar.
I Was Monty's Double

iwmd019. The 'General' arrives at the Governor of Gibraltar's Residence. The Convent on Main Street, Gibraltar.

iwmd019n. Lionel and Cynthia Sear took advantage of a new airline service to capture this up to date shot of the Convent. for us. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 12-04-2017)

I Was Monty's Double - 'Monty' salutes after getting out of the car. Outside The Convent on Main Street.
I Was Monty's Double

iwmd020. 'Monty' salutes after getting out of the car. Outside The Convent on Main Street.

iwmd020n. An updated shot of the location from Lionel and Cynthia. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 12-04-2017)

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