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The Counterfeiters

Duration: 1 hour, 35 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Oscar-winning film based on the true story of Salomon Sorowitsch, an artist and expert forger who was arrested by the Nazis and sent to a concentration camp. Along with other forgers, printers and banking experts, he was forced to help the Nazis in an organised counterfeit operation set up to help finance their war effort. It remains the largest counterfeiting operation of all time. Show less

Contributors

Salomon Sorowitsch:
Karl Markovics
Adolf Burger:
August Diehl
Friedrich Herzog:
Devid Striesow
Dr Klinger:
August Zirner
Kolya Karloff:
Sebastian Urzendowsky
Red Haired Woman:
Dolores Chaplin
Distributor:
undefined Monolith

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