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One That Got Away
     

The One That Got Away

Director: Roy Ward Baker

Cast: Hardy Kruger, Colin Gordon, Michael Goodliffe

 

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The title character in this fact-based POW drama is Franz von Werra, played by Hardy Kruger. Shot down early in the war, Luftwaffe pilot von Werra is incarcerated in an English prison camp. He refuses to submit to camp routine, insisting that he's on the brink of escaping. After two failed attempts, von Werra is transferred to a camp in Montreal. If you want to know

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The title character in this fact-based POW drama is Franz von Werra, played by Hardy Kruger. Shot down early in the war, Luftwaffe pilot von Werra is incarcerated in an English prison camp. He refuses to submit to camp routine, insisting that he's on the brink of escaping. After two failed attempts, von Werra is transferred to a camp in Montreal. If you want to know what happens next, take a squint at the title. If you want to know how he does it and why he gets away with it, catch the film. One That Got Away was based on a novel by Kendal Burt and James Leasor.

Product Details

Release Date:
02/27/2014
UPC:
0089859901621
Original Release:
1957
Rating:
NR
Source:
Vci Mod
Time:
1:51:00

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Hardy Kruger Franz von Werra
Colin Gordon Army Interrogator
Michael Goodliffe RAF Interrogator
Terry Alexander RAF Intelligence Officer
Jack Gwillim Commandant Grizedale
Andrew Faulds Lt. Grizedale
Julian Somers Booking Clerk
Alec McCowen Duty Officer Hucknall
Harry Lockhart German Prisoner
Robert Crewdson German Prisoner
George Mikell German Prisoner
George Roubicek German Prisoner
John Van Eyssen German Prisoner
Frederick Jaeger German Prisoner
Richard Marner German Prisoner
Paul Hansard German Prisoner
Alec Gordon Actor
Glyn Houston Actor
Stratford Johns Actor

Technical Credits
Roy Ward Baker Director
Edward Carrick Art Director
Howard Clewes Screenwriter
Hubert Clifford Score Composer,Musical Direction/Supervision
Eric Cross Cinematographer
David Deutsch Producer
Sidney Hayers Editor
Earl St. John Producer
Julian Wintle Producer

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