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The Scarlet and the Black is a 1983 made for TV movie starring Gregory Peck and Christopher Plummer.
In the year 1943, Nazi Germany has occupied Rome completely . The Pope (John Gielgud) is approached by the SS Commandant for Rome- Colonel Hugh Kappler (Christopher Plummer) who paints a white line around the Vatican confirming the jurisdictional area of the Vatican beyond which SS Men cannot enter.
Kappler's main rival is Monsignor O'Flaherty (Gregory Peck) an Irishman who arranges safe haven … [More]