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Escape (1940)

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98 min | Drama

1938: A young man arrives in Hitler's Germany, frantically seeking information about his German mother, and finds she is pending execution at a concentration camp.
Writers
Arch Oboler (screen play) | Marguerite Roberts (screen play) | Grace Zaring Stone (novel "Escape") (as Ethel Vance)
Cinematographer
Robert H. Planck (as Robert Planck)
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Updated Oct 31, 1940

Release date
Nov 1, 1940 (United States)
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Norma Shearer
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Robert Taylor
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Conrad Veidt
General Kurt von Kolb General Kurt von Kolb   See fewer
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Alla Nazimova
Emmy Ritter (as Nazimova) Emmy Ritter (as Nazimova)   See fewer
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Felix Bressart
Fritz Keller Fritz Keller   See fewer
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Albert Bassermann
Dr. Arthur Henning Dr. Arthur Henning   See fewer
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Philip Dorn
Dr. Ditten Dr. Ditten   See fewer
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Edgar Barrier
Commissioner Commissioner   See fewer
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Elsa Bassermann
Mrs. Henning Mrs. Henning   See fewer
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Edit Angold
Hilda - Ditten's Housekeeper (uncredited) Hilda - Ditten's Housekeeper (uncredited)   See fewer
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Walter Bonn
Concentration Camp Guard (uncredited) Concentration Camp Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Albert D'Arno
Elevator Operator (uncredited) Elevator Operator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Helmut Dantine
Porter (uncredited) Porter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kay Deslys
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Ernst Deutsch
Baron von Reiber (uncredited) Baron von Reiber (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gretl Dupont
Hilda Keller (uncredited) Hilda Keller (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Edmunds
White Swan Inn Waiter (uncredited) White Swan Inn Waiter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Christl Ehlers
Student (uncredited) Student (uncredited)   See fewer
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Arno Frey
Concentration Camp Commandant (uncredited) Concentration Camp Commandant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frederick Giermann
Porter (uncredited) Porter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hans Joby
Second Passport Official (uncredited) Second Passport Official (uncredited)   See fewer
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Erwin Kalser
Hotel Barkeeper (uncredited) Hotel Barkeeper (uncredited)   See fewer
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Howard Lang
Senior Camp Doctor (uncredited) Senior Camp Doctor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Florine McKinney
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Adolph Milar
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Marianne Mosner
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Lotte Palfi Andor
Julie - Ruby's Maid (uncredited) Julie - Ruby's Maid (uncredited)   See fewer
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Maria Ray
Baroness von Reiber (uncredited) Baroness von Reiber (uncredited)   See fewer
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Henry Rowland
Hotel Bellhop (uncredited) Hotel Bellhop (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gerta Rozan
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Hans Schumm
Gestapo Officer with Dark Eyebrows (uncredited) Gestapo Officer with Dark Eyebrows (uncredited)   See fewer
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Janet Shaw
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Ann Sheldon
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Anya Taranda
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Henry Victor
Gestapo Officer with Hooked Nose (uncredited) Gestapo Officer with Hooked Nose (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frederick Vogeding
First Passport Official (uncredited) First Passport Official (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marek Windheim
Hotel Desk Clerk (uncredited) Hotel Desk Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fred Wolff
Waiter (uncredited) Waiter (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Yetter Sr.
Heinrich (uncredited) Heinrich (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wolfgang Zilzer
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7.1 / 10 | 703 votes