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I was Monty"s double

M. E. Clifton James

I was Monty"s double

by M. E. Clifton James

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Published by Popular Book Club in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally pub.: London : Rider, 1954.

StatementM. E. Clifton James.
The Physical Object
Pagination215p. :
Number of Pages215
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20635312M

I Am Your Evil Twin is the 6th book in the Goosebumps Series series. Montgomery "Monty" Adams is a young boy who is going to be staying with his uncle, a scientist who lives in Pittsburgh, while his mother is away for a few months in Southeast Asia. He does not seem to mind though, because he understands why his mother could not take him with her. Due to a lack of proper schooling in the Pages: I Was Monty's Double tells about a great and important wartime hoax, almost incredible in its audacity. Clifton James, a smalltime stock actor serving as a junior officer in the Royal Army Pays.

I Was Monty's Double (released in the US as The Counterfeit General Montgomery) is a book by M. E. Clifton James, first published in London in It was made into a film in , directed by John Guillermin, from a screenplay adapted by Bryan Forbes. It tells the story of Operation Copperhead: James had an uncanny resemblance to General Montgomery in real life, and he was used to. title details and video sharing options. now playing I Was Monty's Double -- (Movie Clip) By Way Of Tibet. Intelligence officer Harvey (John Mills) reports to Colonel Logan (Cecil Parker), for a briefing on a D-Day deception scheme, early in I Was Monty's Double, (a.k.a Heaven, Hell or Hoboken), View the TCMDb entry for Hell, Heaven or Hoboken ().

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"I was Monty's Double" is the title for the U.K. edition. The U.S. edition is entitled "The Counterfeit General Montgomery." Excellent little book by the man who was Monty's double in a masterful MI6 deception game.

Note that the book was published inthe Official Secrets Act hovering heavily over any WWII books/5. 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 5/5(4).

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I Was Monty's Double. Hardcover – 1 Jan. by M. Clifton James (Author)/5(8). I Was Monty's Double World War II drama. A low-ranking officer who resembles General Montgomery is recruited to play his double in an elaborate plan to trick the Nazis.

I Was Monty’s Double told the true story of the actor M.E. Clifton James who entertained troops during the war by pretending to be British Field Marshal  Bernard Montgomery. It was Monty who helped crush Erwin Rommel’s Afrika Korps in the Western Desert. He was then tasked with helping to plan Operation Overlord, the D:Day landings.

I Was Monty's Double (original title) 1h 41min | Drama, History, War | 6 February (Ireland) During World War II, a British actor impersonates Field Marshal Montgomery in order to confuse German intelligence/10(K).

In Clifton James published a book called "I was Monty's double". In it was made into a film and James actually played himself and Montgomery in the film. War Office files show that. Based on James' own written reminiscences, I Was Monty's Double was released in the U.S.

under the baffling title Hell, Heaven or Hoboken. I Was Monty's Double (Hell, Heaven or Hoboken)/5(6). "I Was Monty's Double" was the first ever book re WW2 I read at age 12 ().

It totally sparked an "obsession" with war tales which lasts still. Reply Delete. This drama from director John Guillermin (who went on to helm The Towering Inferno) gains credibility not only because the title role is played by General Montgomery's double himself, ME Clifton 4/5.

In he wrote a book, I Was Monty’s Double, later made into a film starring John Mills, in which James played himself and Monty. When James died, inField Marshal Montgomery said of his doppelgänger: “He fooled the Germans at a critical time of the war.”.

"I Was Monty's Double" is a film directed by John Guillermin, from a screenplay adapted by Bryan Forbes. Plot A few months before the D-Day landings during World War II, the British government decides to launch a campaign of disinformation; spreading a rumour that the landings just might take place at a location other than Normandy.

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COVID Update. Biblio is open and shipping orders. This classic movie directed by John Guillermin is based on the true story of one of the best intelligence operations of World War II.

An actor, trained by Ma. The main actor/character in the film, M.E. Clifton James, actually played Monty's Double in real life.

In one sense the film is autobiographical in that it portrays events that actually happened to M.E. Clifton James during a period of his life when he was serving with the British Army during WWII/5(79). In the years after the war, he wrote a book regarding his exploits called I Was Monty’s Double inwhich was quickly picked up by filmmakers as a plot for a film of the same name.

The film would star John Mills and Cecil Parker, but the real star of the production was James, who played both himself and Monty. Inside the Leicester offices of Royal Army Pay Corps works Lieutenant M.

Clifton James, a professional actor before being called up. Identified as Loseley Park, Guildford, Surrey by Michael More-Molyneux who remembers watching the filming when "Monty" went there. (RL)Missing: double book. is Britain's No1 'Monty' Lookalike and Impersonator and can be seen at many high-profile events nationwide.

He is a known authority on the life and history of Bernard Law Montgomery and his War-time 'Double' n James, and the parts both men played in the D-Day deception plan codenamed: 'Operation Copperhead'.

Playing both himself and General Montgomery, I Was Monty's Double depicts the part that Australian actor M.E. Clifton James played in the build-up to the D-Day landings, after he was approached by the secret service to work as a decoy, on account of his uncanny resemblance to the British military leader.

Spiced up for entertainment’s sake, this fact-based Second World War romp takes in nerve.I Was Monty Double (Paperback) by Me Clifton James and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   The main actor/character in the film, M.E.

Clifton James, actually played Monty's Double in real life. In one sense the film is autobiographical in that it portrays events that actually happened to M.E. Clifton James during a period of his life when he was serving with the British Army during WWII/5.