I Was Monty's Double (Hell, Heaven or Hoboken)
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I Was Monty's Double (Hell, Heaven or Hoboken)
If official documentation didn't exist, we'd never believe a fantastic yarn like I Was Monty's Double. Actor M.E. Clifton James plays himself, a British stock-company actor who becomes an unsung hero during World War II. It seems that James, serving his country as a junior officer, is the exact double of General Montgomery. Major John Mills trains James to impersonate Montgomery to the last detail, then sends the actor on a tour of North Africa, the better to divert the German's attentions away from the real "Monty." Based on James' own written reminiscences, I… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"While he's hardly a dynamic presence in the film, [Meyrick Clifton] James offers a convincing self-portrait of a minor actor terrified at the scale of the role."
‑ Sean Axmaker, Turner Classic Movies Online
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