As Nazi forces overran occupied Norway in World War II, German commandant Cedric Hardwicke─charged with extracting resources from an industrial town─sought civil exercise of his authority over the locals. Willful mayor Henry Travers, however, covertly assists the resistance efforts of a populace that wouldn't be broken. Thoughtful take on the John Steinbeck novel co-stars Lee J. Cobb, Peter Van Eyck, Margaret Wycherly. 90 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.