A Major from the British army Tony Britton joins up with a Dutch diamond expert Alexander Knox and another adventurous Dutchman Peter Finch to steal a fortune in diamonds from a bank vault in Amsterdam before the Nazis completely close off the city. L'action de l'histoire couvre quelques jours en mai 1940, quand les Allemands ont envahi la Hollande. We get a glimmer of a difference among them, in that the British agent is evidently the tougher one of the lot, ready to do whatever it takes to succeed, while the two Dutchmen are evidently more nervous, but that's it. No super heroics, just some men, Dutch and British doing a job that needed to be done in Operation Amsterdam. The British government is greatly concerned that e Germany will get its hands on the industrial diamonds being held in the city and at the direct instigation of Churchill they mount a mission to try to spirit the diamonds away before the Nazis get their grubby little paws on them The mission team consists of a British army Major Anthony Quayle and two Dutch civilians with links to the major diamond magnates in the city Peter Finch and Alexander Knox.
Meanwhile, the war is intensifying all around them, and the Nazi soldiers already on patrol are a continual threat. Operation Amsterdam is a 1959 war drama directed by Michael McCarthy. The script based on a real story will grab you from the beginning and you will get the impression of being there in Amsterdam as the Nazi army approaches. All we know is agents give for diamonds. But don't worry, it won't with our plans.
My job is to you and the back safely. Extras A trailer for the film is provided, nothing more. One interesting aspect of Operation Amsterdam is what appears to be a strong push in the direction of realism in depicting the effects of the war. What do you suppose our are up to, sir? Of course, we're only shown the destruction and danger caused by the Germans; 1959 is a bit too early for the film to recognize that the horrors of war affect both sides. In a room a shop in one of London's back streets. Operation Amsterdam Operation Amsterdam is a 1959 English Film stars Peter Finch , Michael McCarthy , David E.
Operation Amsterdam is watchable, but it did leave me cold and unengaged. On Friday, May 10, 1940, Hitler Holland. It can no be assumed. One event follows another, but none of it is particularly engaging, because right from the first, we've been distanced from the events and characters. Let's hope it's the mole. Steady as you go, sir. The director did a wonderful job in conveying the feeling of doom that engulfed that city.
Jan Smit knew that the of the stocks held in Amsterdam. The trio are launched under the covering fire of a British battleship in the harbor and then chauffeured into Amsterdam by Anna Eva Bartok , one of many people they encounter who could be either friend or foe. We know the have been ordered to cut off by tomorrow. The team consists of two Dutch diamond experts, Jan Smit Peter Finch and Walter Keyser Alexander Knox , and a British intelligence officer, Major Dillon Tony Britton. There is doubt about who can or cannot be trusted and talk of spies fifth columnists is rife They commandeer a vehicle and its driver a suicidal young woman -Eva Bartok -and drive to Amsterdam where the response of the diamond merchants to their plea to be handed the diamonds is mixed. Can you see a ahead, One? We're shown how they swiftly head off on their mission, and then. The black and white film, and the photography, emphasize the mood well, as do the actual scenery in Ymuiden and Amsterdam.
The background sound is clean and free of any noise or distortion. . And I want no dead on this trip. The Nazis could really use them and they are hours away from occupying the Low Countries. It is not anamorphically enhanced, but given that the aspect ratio is only 1. About typical for a 1950s movie. Opération Amsterdam est un film d'aventure 1959, réalisé par Michael McCarthy, et avec Peter Finch, Eva Bartok, et Tony Britton.
Operation Amsterdam is a 1959 adventure film, directed by Michael McCarthy, and featuring Peter Finch, Eva Bartok, and Tony Britton. For rest of the episodes, we provide direct link to original creator website. The time is short, gentlemen, so I'll get to the point. In some high-contrast scenes, the image suffers a bit, with darker areas a little too dark, and some edge enhancement showing up, but on the whole it's quite good. On arrival in Holland they find chaos with the roads blocked with refugees seeking to get to England and Luftwaffe raids common.
Operation Amsterdam is a 1959 adventure film, directed by Michael McCarthy, and featuring Peter Finch, Eva Bartok, and Tony Britton. In the case of Operation Amsterdam, the opening is fairly jarring: a brash newsreel-style narrator's voice announces the circumstances of the plot and introduces the three protagonists. When the trio arrive in Holland, they find themselves dodging German bombs and Dutch authorities. Their mission is to clean out as many industrial diamonds as they can from the diamond brokers which the city is known for. Eva Bartok is outstanding in her portait of a Dutch woman helping the small team racing the clock and the Germans to gewt these diamonds, needed for tank, weaponry, and ammunition production, off to Britain. Those industrial black diamonds ain't pretty and don't sparkle. Il est basé sur une histoire vraie, comme décrit dans l'aventure du livre en diamants, par David E Walker.