Watch on the RhineWatch on the Rhine
is a 1943
film which tells the story of a man who, in attempting to return to the United States
during World War II
, is blackmailed by a Nazi
sympathiser. It stars Bette Davis
, Paul Lukas
, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Lucile Watson, Beulah Bondi and George Coulouris.
The movie was adapted by Dashiell Hammett and Lillian Hellman from Hellman's play. It was directed by Hal Mohr (uncredited) and Herman Shumlin.
It won the Academy Award for Best Actor (Paul Lukas) and was nominated for Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Lucile Watson), Best Picture and Best Writing, Screenplay.