During the German occupation of Rome in 1943 an athletic Irish priest Monsignor Hugh O'Flaherty (GREGORY PECK) devotes all the time he can spare from his work at the Vatican to hiding Allied POWs from the Nazis. Col Herbert Kappler (CHRISTOPHER PLUMMER) Rome's chief Gestapo Officer suspects O'Flaherty of hiding escapees but can do little about it because of the priest's Vatican diplomatic immunity. But when he unearths proof of O'Flaherty's complicity, he orders that the pries be capture or killed if he is seen outside the Vatican walls. The Scarlet and the Black is an entertaining and inspirational true story of courage and ingenuity.

Movie Backdrop
Expand

The Scarlet and the Black (1983)

War/Drama · 2h 23m

IMDB Logo TheMovieDB Logo

Description

During the German occupation of Rome in 1943 an athletic Irish priest Monsignor Hugh O'Flaherty (GREGORY PECK) devotes all the time he can spare from his work at the Vatican to hiding Allied POWs from the Nazis. Col Herbert Kappler (CHRISTOPHER PLUMMER) Rome's chief Gestapo Officer suspects O'Flaherty of hiding escapees but can do little about it because of the priest's Vatican diplomatic immunity. But when he unearths proof of O'Flaherty's complicity, he orders that the pries be capture or killed if he is seen outside the Vatican walls. The Scarlet and the Black is an entertaining and inspirational true story of courage and ingenuity.

Where to Watch

Status

Released
Cast
Person Photo

Gregory Peck

Monsignor Hugh O'Flaherty
Person Photo

Christopher Plummer

Col. Herbert Kappler
Person Photo

John Gielgud

Pope Pius XII (as Sir John Gielgud)
Person Photo

Raf Vallone

Father Vittorio
Person Photo

Kenneth Colley

Capt. Hirsch (as Ken Colley)
Person Photo

Walter Gotell

Gen. Max Helm
Person Photo

Barbara Bouchet

Minna Kappler
Person Photo

Julian Holloway

Alfred West
Person Photo

Angelo Infanti

Father Morosini
Person Photo

Olga Karlatos

Francesca Lombardo
Person Photo

Michael Byrne

Reinhard Beck
Person Photo

T.P. McKenna

Reichsführer Heinrich Himmler
Person Photo

Vernon Dobtcheff

Count Langenthal
Person Photo

John Terry

Lt. Jack Manning
Person Photo

Peter Burton

Sir D'Arcy Osborne
Person Photo

Phillip Hatton

Lt. Harry Barnett
Person Photo

Mark Lewis

Cpl. Les Tate
Person Photo

Fabiana Udenio

Guila Lombardo
Person Photo

Marne Maitland

Papal Secretary
Person Photo

Remo Remotti

Rabbi Leoni
Person Photo

Giovanni Crippa

Simon Weiss
Person Photo

Billy Boyle

Paddy Doyle
Person Photo

Itaco Nardulli

Franz Kappler
Person Photo

Cariddi Nardulli

Liesel Kappler (as Carridi Nardulli)
Person Photo

Alessandra Cozzo

Emilia Lombardo
Person Photo

William Berger

U.S. Intelligence Officer (as Bill Berger)
Person Photo

Edmund Purdom

British Intelligence Officer / Epilogue Narrator (as Edmond Purdom)
Person Photo

Gabriella D'Olive

Mother Superior
Person Photo

Cesarina Tacconi

Pregnant Woman
Person Photo

David Brandon

SS Officer
Person Photo

Sergio Nicolai

Firing Squad Officer
Person Photo

Bruno Corazzari

Coalman
Person Photo

Stelio Candelli

O'Flaherty's Secretary
Person Photo

Francesco Carnelutti

Cameriere Segreto
Person Photo

Gabriele Ferzetti

Prince Mataeo (uncredited)
Person Photo

Giovanni Lombardo Radice

Nazi Soldier (uncredited)
Crew
Person Photo

Jerry London

Director
Person Photo

J.P. Gallagher

Writer
Person Photo

David Butler

Writer
Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

Scarlet And The Black

(DVD, Keep Case (HD Slim, Low))

1/21/2014

MobileIcon
app store google play