The Forty-Ninth Parallel

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The Forty-Ninth Parallel ★★★ The Invaders 1941

Six Nazi servicemen, seeking to reach neutral American land, are trapped and their U-boat sunk by Royal Canadian Air Force bombers, forcing them into Canada on foot, where they runinto an array of stalwart patriots. Dated wartime propaganda made prior to the U.S. entering the war; riddled with entertaining star turns. 90m/B VHS, DVD . GB Laurence Olivier, Leslie Howard, Eric Portman, Raymond Massey, Glynis Johns, Finlay Currie, Anton Walbrook; D: Michael Powell; W: Emeric Pressburger, Rodney Ackland. Oscars ‘42: Story.

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