The Password Is Courage 62 years old

The only man ever awarded the Iron Cross by the enemy!!!

The Password Is Courage

Sergeant-Major Charles Coward, a brave British soldier is captured by German forces during World War II. When he's thrown into a prisoner of war camp, he immediately plans his escape. Masquerading as a wounded German soldier, he makes it as far as the medical tent, where the deceived enemy forces award him the Iron Cross. Though he is ultimately discovered, he goes on to courageously pursue his freedom with a whimsical and undying audacity.

Credits

The Password Is Courage Cast

Name Character
Charles Durning He was 39, 89 years old when he died
Dirk Bogarde He was 41, 78 years old when he died as Sergant-Major Charles Coward
Richard Marner He was 41, 82 years old when he died as Schmidt
Ed Devereaux He was 37, 78 years old when he died as Aussie
Maria Perschy She was 24, 66 years old when she died as Irena
Colin Blakely He was 32, 56 years old when he died
George Mikell He was 32, now 94 years old as Necke
Lewis Fiander He was 24, 78 years old when he died as Pringle
Olaf Pooley He was 48, 101 years old when he died
Ferdy Mayne He was 46, 81 years old when he died
Alfred Lynch He was 31, 72 years old when he died as Corporal Bill Pope
Reginald Beckwith He was 54, 56 years old when he died as Unterofficer
Arnold Marlé He was 75, 83 years old when he died
Nigel Stock He was 43, 66 years old when he died as Cole
Michael Mellinger He was 33, 74 years old when he died
Mark Eden He was 34, now 96 years old
Richard Carpenter He was 16, now 77 years old as Robinson
George Pravda He was 44, 66 years old when he died
Douglas Livingstone
Bernard Archard He was 46, 91 years old when he died

The Password Is Courage Crew

Name Department
C. Wilfred Arnold as Art Direction. Art
Andrew L. Stone as Director. He was 60 (96) years old when He died Directing
Andrew L. Stone as Producer. He was 60 (96) years old when He died Production
Andrew L. Stone as Screenplay. He was 60 (96) years old when He died Writing
Davis Boulton as Director of Photography. He was 51 (78) years old when He died Camera
Sydney Streeter as Associate Producer. Production
Virginia L. Stone as Producer. She was 41 (75) years old when She died Production
Virginia L. Stone as Original Music Composer. She was 41 (75) years old when She died Sound
Christopher L. Stone as Original Music Composer. Sound
Noreen Ackland as Editor. She was 41 (92) years old when She died Editing
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The Password Is Courage (62 years)

The only man ever awarded the Iron Cross by the enemy!!!

  • Release day: Friday, June 01, 1962
  • Runtime: 116 minutes