The Master Plan (1954 film)

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The Master Plan is a 1954 British film noir drama film directed by Cy Endfield and starring Norman Wooland, Tilda Thamar and real-life war hero Wayne Morris.[1][2] It is set at the headquarters of NATO. It is based on a teleplay Operation North Star by Harald Bratt. It was made at Southall Studios.

The Master Plan
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Directed byCy Endfield
Produced byCharles Leeds
Steven Pallos
Screenplay byCy Endfield
Based onOperation North Star
by Harald Bratt
StarringNorman Wooland
Tilda Thamar
Wayne Morris
CinematographyJonah Jones
Edited byJim Connock
Gibraltar Films
Distributed byGrand National Pictures
Release date
15 August 1954
Running time
78 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom


Following WW II, a U.S. army officer stationed in West Germany is assigned with keeping classified information away from the Communists. Unfortunately, Red spies know that he suffers from sudden black-outs and use this to hypnotise him, and make it appear that he is a traitor.[3]


Critical receptionEdit

TV Guide wrote, "the intriguing story suffers from inefficient production techniques."[1]


  1. ^ a b "The Master Plan Review". Retrieved 10 May 2014.
  2. ^ "BFI | Film & TV Database | The MASTER PLAN (1954)". 16 April 2009. Archived from the original on 14 January 2009. Retrieved 10 May 2014.
  3. ^ "The Master Plan (1955) - Trailers, Reviews, Synopsis, Showtimes and Cast". AllMovie. Retrieved 10 May 2014.

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