About the film
The Silver Fleet
Release Date: March 15, 1943
|Production Companies||:||The Archers|
|Director||:||Vernon Sewell, Gordon Wellesley|
|Producers||:||Ralph Richardson, Emeric Pressburger, Michael Powell, George Maynard|
|Writers||:||Emeric Pressburger, Vernon Sewell, Gordon Wellesley|
Jaap van Leyden is in charge of a shipyard in newly occupied Holland. At first he collaborates with the Germans because it is the easiest course to follow. Later a child's rhyme reminds him of his patriotic duty, but how best to resist the Nazis without endangering his wife and fellow workers?