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  • Ill Met by Moonlight is an action adventure drama war film directed and written by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger.
  • Ill Met by Moonlight: The Abduction of General Kreipe is a book written by by W. Stanley Moss.
  • Ill Met by Moonlight, also known as Night Ambush, is a film by the British writer-director-producer team of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, and the last movie they made together through their production company, "The Archers". The film, which stars Dirk Bogarde and features Marius Goring, David Oxley, and Cyril Cusack, is based on the 1950 book Ill Met by Moonlight: The Abduction of General Kreipe by W. Stanley Moss, which is an account of events during the author's service on Crete during World War II as an agent of the Special Operations Executive. The title is a quotation from Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, and the book features the young agents' capture and evacuation of the German general Heinrich Kreipe.

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  • One of the war's most dashing feats - they kidnapped a German General under the nose of his army.

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