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Watch on the Rhine

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Original title
Watch on the Rhine
Running time
114 min.
United States United States
Dashiell Hammett (Play: Lillian Hellman)
Max Steiner
Hal Mohr, Merritt Gerstad
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Warner Bros. Producer: Hal B. Wallis
Drama | Nazism
Movie Groups
Dashiell Hammett Adaptations
Synopsis / Plot
Sara and Kurt Muller and their three children are returning to her mother's home in Washington DC after 18 years in Europe. A Romanian Count living there discovers Kurt's attache case full of money. He also finds out from friends at the German Embassy that Kurt is working with an anti-Nazi underground group in Germany. He tries to blackmail Kurt. Kurt shoots him and must flee. When Sara hears no more of Kurt, she knows that her oldest son Joshua will soon leave to work in the underground.
1943: Oscar: Best Actor (Paul Lukas). 4 Nominations
1943: Golden Globes: Best Motion Picture Actor (Paul Lukas)
1943: New York Film Critics Circle: Best Film, Best actor (Paul Lukas)
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