Cinema: The New Pictures, Mar. 10, 1952

Five Fingers (20th Century-Fox) injects the long arm of Hollywood coincidence into the super-melodramatic, real-life story of World War II Spy Ulysses Diello, Albanian valet of the British Ambassador to Turkey. During 1944, Diello photographed and sold to the Nazis such top-secret documents from the British embassy in Ankara as the minutes of the Moscow, Cairo and Teheran conferences, and plans for Operation Overlord (the Normandy invasion). Ironically, the Nazis made no use of the information for fear that Diello, who operated with the code name "Cicero," was a British plant. Most of the £300,000 paid to him by the Germans...

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