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After reviewing Operation Mincemeat in my post of June 23rd, I Spy A Double Agent, I rented the 1956 movie version The Man Who Never WasClifton Webb, with a bad red dye job, plays Lt. Commander Ewen Montagu who masterminded the dead courier deception the Nazis fell for.

If you like 50’s movies you won’t mind this stripped down version of the story.  What drew my attention were the Hollywood twists added to the story which may have been to make the movie less costly to produce.  The book is far more interesting.  Charles Marlin

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