The Great Impostor

  • 1960
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Biography

Curtis stars in this biography of real-life impostor Ferdinand Waldo Demara, Jr., who, as the film begins, is posing as a Harvard professor. After joining the Marines, he proceeds through a series of false identities, including that of a Trappist monk, a prison warden, and a surgeon in the Royal Canadian Navy. Played for comedy, the film never quite works,...read more

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The Great Imposter - Official Trailer
02:25 — True story of Ferdinand Waldo Demara, a high-school dropout who illegally posed as a variety of professionals in the 1950s.

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Curtis stars in this biography of real-life impostor Ferdinand Waldo Demara, Jr., who, as the film begins, is posing as a Harvard professor. After joining the Marines, he proceeds through a series of false identities, including that of a Trappist monk, a p… (more)

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