PG | | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A World War II adventure, involving a group of Allied POWs, Nazis, black market priceless art treasures, Greek resistance, a Greek monastery, and a secret German rocket base.
allmovie.com said that the "original British version of Escape to Athena (1979) ran one hundred twenty-five minutes; American prints were judiciously cut to one hundred one minutes, emphasizing the action content, and neutralizing the duller dialogue sequences."
High-voltage wires cannot touch the ground.
Opening credits: Somewhere in the Greek Islands 1944