| Drama, History, War
Allied prisoners of various nationalities pool their resources to plan numerous escapes from an "escape-proof" German P.O.W. camp housed in a Medieval castle.
According to the epilogue, Lieutenant Colonel Airey Neave, D.S.O., OBE., MC made the first British Home Run in January 1942. Neave later served as a Conservative Member of Parliament from 1953 until he was murdered by the Irish National Liberation Army on March 30, 1979.
We had a talk. I did the talking mostly. I was very unpleasant to him. I told him straight that he was too big. I told him every sentry in the camp was gunning for him - that he hadn't a hope of getting past the guards, and he agreed. I recommended ...
Christopher Rhodes is listed as "Chistopher Rhodes" in the opening credits.
Opening credits prologue: GERMANY
English, German, French, Polish