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Escape (1940) was a Drama - Black-and-white Film directed by Mervyn LeRoy and produced by Mervyn LeRoy and Lawrence Weingarten.

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Cinemallennials: The Great Escape (1963)

By Dave Lewis on Jun 16, 2021 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Cinemallennials: The Great Escape (1963) For those of you who are unfamiliar with Cinemallennials, it is a bi-weekly podcast in which I, and another millennial, watch a classic film that we?ve never seen before, and discuss its significance and relevance in today?s world. In today?s ... Read full article

The Great Escape (1963)

By Beatrice on Jan 5, 2018 From Flickers in Time

The Great Escape Directed by John Sturges Written by James Clavell and W.R. Burnett from a book by Paul Brickhill 1963/USA The Mirisch Company Repeat viewing/Netflixrental One of 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die I’ve loved this movie since I was a kid. The German Luftwaffe gets the b... Read full article

Escape from Tomorrow (2013, Randy Moore)

By Andrew Wickliffe on Nov 24, 2016 From The Stop Button

Director Moore snuck cameras into Disney World (and Disneyland) to tell the story of a creepy dad who goes insane while on the last day of the family vacation. Moore, who also wrote the tedious script, has reasons for the insanity, but they?re all nonsense because Tomorrow is more about showcasing t... Read full article

getTV: Your Christmas and New Years Escape

By minooallen on Dec 20, 2014 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

getTV: Your Christmas and New Years Escape The Holidays. They say it?s a time for friends, family, and celebrating tradition. When we light up the house, decorate the tree and drink approximately 10 pounds of eggnog in the span of three weeks. ?And, while these traditions may be fine and dandy, let... Read full article

Pre-Code vs Post-Code: "Picture Snatcher" and "Escape From Crime"

By David on Sep 27, 2014 From The Man on the Flying Trapeze

If you removed the atmosphere of breezy amorality from the 1933 film "Picture Snatcher," you wouldn't have much of a movie. And, sure enough, the 1942 film "Escape From Crime" isn't much of a movie. Both films are based on an original story by Danny Ahearn, but "Picture Snatcher" has that cheerful... Read full article

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Mark Preysing: She knows nothing about international politics, she has the mind of an artist, she sees people as general humanity, not as separate races.

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Facts about

Author Grace Zaring Stone used a pen name when her book was published to protect relatives living in Europe from Nazi retribution. Similarly, no composer credit was given in the film for the same reason, and some of the actors used fictitious names.
According to the article "Hollywood's friends and foes" by Colin Shindler in the film history tome 'The Movie', this film " . . . though set largely inside a concentration camp . . . managed to avoid the mention of the words 'German' or 'Nazi' " throughout the whole movie.
Feature debut of Helmut Dantine.
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