Secret Command

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Secret Command
Secret Command Poster 2.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by A. Edward Sutherland
Written by Roy Chanslor (Story: John Hawkins, Ward Hawkins)[1]
Starring Pat O'Brien
Music by Paul Sawtell
Cinematography Franz Planer
Columbia Pictures Corporation
Torneen Productions
Distributed by Columbia Pictures Corporation
Release date
  • July 30, 1944 (1944-07-30)
Running time
82 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Secret Command is a 1944 American drama film directed by A. Edward Sutherland and starring Pat O'Brien and Carole Landis.[2] It was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Visual Effects (David Allen, Ray Cory, Robert Wright, Russell Malmgren, Harry Kusnick) in 1945.[3]


The plot involves a U.S. effort to root out Nazi saboteurs at a shipyard during World War II. Pat O'Brien plays an American intelligence officer who goes undercover at the yard, working at a construction job and looking for possible spies among the managers and employees.



  1. ^ "Secret Command". FilmAffinity. Retrieved 16 December 2015. 
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  3. ^ "The 17th Academy Awards (1945) Nominees and Winners". Retrieved 2013-06-23. 

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