An unknown Music Hall actor takes centre stage posing as General Bernard Law Montgomery. Phil Jarman reviews the entertaining and often humorous film, ‘I Was Monty’s Double’.
D-DAY DECEPTION was Pure
Following his wartime exploits as an entertainer and Pay Corps Officer, Meryck Clifton James returned to post-war obscurity until, in 1954, he published his revealing memoirs. In his remarkable translation of the true-life events that took place in the run-up to D-Day in the spring of 1944, the actor revealed his part in the war-defining successful invasion of Normandy on 6 June.