During the German occupation of Rome in 1943 an athletic Irish priest, Monsignor Hugh O'Flaherty (Gregory Peck) devotes all the time he can spare from his work at the Vatican to hiding Allied POWs from the Nazis. Col. Herbert Kappler (Christopher Plummer), Rome's chief Gestapo Officer, suspects O'Flaherty of hiding escapees but can do little about it because of the priest's Vatican diplomatic immunity. But when he unearths proof of O'Flaherty's complicity, he orders that the priest be captured or killed...
J.P. Gallagher (book) David Butler (written by)
Gregory Peck (Monsignor Hugh O'Flaherty); Christopher Plummer (Col. Herbert Kappler); John Gielgud (Pope Pius XII (as Sir John Gielgud)); Raf Vallone (Father Vittorio); Kenneth Colley (Capt. Hirsch (as Ken Colley)); Walter Gotell (Gen. Max Helm); Barbara Bouchet (Minna Kappler); Julian Holloway (Alfred West); Angelo Infanti (Father Morosini); Olga Karlatos (Francesca Lombardo); Michael Byrne (Reinhard Beck); T.P. McKenna (Reichsführer Heinrich Himmler); Vernon Dobtcheff (Count Langenthal); John Terry (Lt. Jack Manning); Peter Burton (Sir D'Arcy Osborne). Please contact SFC to add other cast members and characters.
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