The Secret War of Harry Frigg
The Secret War of Harry Frigg (1968)

Ingenious Private Harry Frigg busts out of the Army stockade, gets caught and finds himself promoted to major general. He is then assigned to rescue five Allied generals who are being held captive in an Italian villa. This comedy chronicles… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: February 29, 1968
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Variety Staff
Variety

Strong story premise, excellent supporting cast and generally good dialog work to smooth over sometimes static direction and sluggish pacing.

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

Although Newman's performance here is unquestionably of the hit-and-miss variety, he does manage to generate more than a few laughs with his glib delivery of some very funny lines.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

I've seen lousy movies before, but never one that seemed ashamed of itself. At times the actors seem to be in pain, and the movie itself is down-at-the-mouth and desperately boring.

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Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

Paul Newman is miscast in this potentially funny farce, which doesn't live up to its gimmicky title.

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