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Fr. Hugh O'Flaherty is a Vatican official in 1943-45 who has been hiding downed pilots, escaped prisoners of war, and Italian resistance families. His diplomatic status in a Catholic country prevents Colonel Kappler from openly arresting him, but O'Flaherty's activities become so large that the Nazi's decide to assassinate him the next time he leaves the Vatican. O'Flaherty continues his work in a variety of disguises. Based on a true story. Written by John Vogel

  1. J.P. Gallagher

    Novel

  2. David Butler

    Screenplay

  3. Jerry London

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Gregory Peck

    Gregory Peck

    Monsignor Hugh O'Flaherty

  2. Christopher Plummer

    Christopher Plummer

    Col. Herbert Kappler

  3. Kenneth Colley

    Kenneth Colley

    Capt. Hirsch

  4. Barbara Bouchet

    Barbara Bouchet

    Minna Kappler

  5. Olga Karlatos

    Olga Karlatos

    Francesca Lombardo

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The Scarlet and the Black
The Scarlet and the Black

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  • February 2, 1983
    PG
    TV

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    Some material may not be suitable for children under 10. These films may contain some mild language, crude/suggestive humor, scary moments and/or violence. No drug content is present. There are a few exceptions to this rule. A few racial insults may also be heard.

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 23m

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