On the Double

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Overview

American GI Ernie Williams, admittedly weak-kneed, has an uncanny resemblance to British Colonel MacKenzie. Williams, also a master of imitation and disguise, is asked to impersonate the Colonel, ostensibly to allow the Colonel to make a secret trip East. What Williams is not told is that the Colonel has recently been a target of assassins. After the Colonel's plane goes down, the plan changes and Williams maintains the disguise to confuse the Nazis about D-Day.

  1. Melville Shavelson

    Director, Writer

  2. Jack Rose

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Danny Kaye

    Danny Kaye

    Pfc. Ernie Williams

  2. Dana Wynter

    Dana Wynter

    Lady Margaret MacKenzie-Smith

  3. Wilfrid Hyde-White

    Wilfrid Hyde-White

    Colonel Somerset

  4. Margaret Rutherford

    Margaret Rutherford

    Lady Vivian

  5. Diana Dors

    Diana Dors

    Sergeant Bridget Stanhope

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 32m

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Revenue -

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  • May 19, 1961
    Theatrical

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