The film is told through the naive eyes of a diplomat's young son, Phillipe, who idolises his best friend, the diplomat's butler Baines. Baines has constructed a heroic persona, full of exotic adventures, that fascinates the boy.
|Ralph Richardson||Michèle Morgan|
|Denis O'Dea||Jack Hawkins|
|Walter Fitzgerald||Dandy Nichols|
|Joan Young||Karel Stepanek|
|Gerard Heinz||Torin Thatcher|
|James Hayter||Geoffrey Keen|
|11||25 Greatest Films of 1948|