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.

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

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I Was Monty's Double - In on the deception, the Governor of Gibraltar (Michael Hordern) shakes hands with 'General Montgomery'. The Convent, Main Street.
I Was Monty's Double

iwmd021. In on the deception, the Governor of Gibraltar (Michael Hordern) shakes hands with 'General Montgomery'. The Convent, Main Street.

iwmd021n. The Convent once again, captured by Lionel and Cynthia. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 12-04-2017)

I Was Monty's Double - Garcia (George Eugeniou) takes news of the General's arrival to his contact.
I Was Monty's Double

iwmd022. Garcia (George Eugeniou) takes news of the General's arrival to his contact.

I Was Monty's Double - The informant waits outside the offices of Karl Nielson.
I Was Monty's Double

iwmd023. The informant waits outside the offices of Karl Nielson.

iwmd023n. Lionel and Cynthia were declined access to the Royal Navy Dockyard and so had to be content with this long distant shot from on the north of the rock but the galleried structure is clearly seen. They advise that it also appeared in the "New Tricks" episode "The Rock" in 2013. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 12-04-2017)

I Was Monty's Double - Karl Nielson (Marius Goring) arrives for dinner with the Governor and the General. The Convent on Main Street with Convent Place to the top right.
I Was Monty's Double

iwmd024. Karl Nielson (Marius Goring) arrives for dinner with the Governor and the General. The Convent on Main Street with Convent Place to the top right.

iwmd024n. Lionel and Cynthia were only able to replicate the shot from ground level. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 12-04-2017)

I Was Monty's Double - Colonel Mathers (Patrick Allen) meets 'Montgomery' and Harvey when they arrive in Algiers.
I Was Monty's Double

iwmd025. Colonel Mathers (Patrick Allen) meets 'Montgomery' and Harvey when they arrive in Algiers.

I Was Monty's Double - With only a few days to go before the landings, the two are driven away at speed.
I Was Monty's Double

iwmd026. With only a few days to go before the landings, the two are driven away at speed.

I Was Monty's Double - Crowds gather to watch as the convoy passes through the streets.
I Was Monty's Double

iwmd027. Crowds gather to watch as the convoy passes through the streets.

I Was Monty's Double - The high speed ride continues.
I Was Monty's Double

iwmd028. The high speed ride continues.

I Was Monty's Double - As the enemy are taken in, the 'General' is driven from the town.
I Was Monty's Double

iwmd029. As the enemy are taken in, the 'General' is driven from the town.

I Was Monty's Double - Colonel Logan awaits their arrival at Allied headquarters.
I Was Monty's Double

iwmd030. Colonel Logan awaits their arrival at Allied headquarters.

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