About the film
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On the Double
Release Date: May 19, 1961
|Slogan||:||«You'll double up laughing when you see Mr. Fun On The Run!»|
|Production Companies||:||Paramount, Dena Productions|
|Writers||:||Melville Shavelson, Jack Rose|
American GI Ernie Williams, admittedly weak-kneed, has an uncanny resemblance to British Colonel MacKenzie. Williams, also a master of imitation and disguise, is asked to impersonate the Colonel, ostensibly to allow the Colonel to make a secret trip East. What Williams is not told is that the Colonel has recently been a target of assassins. After the Colonel's plane goes down, the plan changes and Williams maintains the disguise to confuse the Nazis about D-Day.