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The One That Got Away (1957)

Not Rated
106 min | Adventure, Drama, War

A cocky German flight officer is shot down over England and makes numerous attempts to escape to fight again.
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Director
Roy Ward Baker (as Roy Baker)
Writers
Howard Clewes (screenplay) | Kendal Burt (book) | James Leasor (book)
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Status
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Updated Nov 22, 1957

Release date
Apr 22, 1958 (United States)

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52 cast members
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Hardy Krüger
Franz Von Werra Franz Von Werra   See fewer
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Colin Gordon
Army Interrogator Army Interrogator   See fewer
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Michael Goodliffe
R.A.F. Interrogator R.A.F. Interrogator   See fewer
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Terence Alexander
R.A.F. Intelligence Officer R.A.F. Intelligence Officer   See fewer
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Jack Gwillim
Commandant, Grizedale Commandant, Grizedale   See fewer
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Andrew Faulds
Lieutenant, Grizedale Lieutenant, Grizedale   See fewer
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Julian Somers
Booking Clerk Booking Clerk   See fewer
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Alec McCowen
Duty Officer, Hucknall Duty Officer, Hucknall   See fewer
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Harry Lockart
German Prisoner German Prisoner   See fewer
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Robert Crewdson
German Prisoner German Prisoner   See fewer
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George Mikell
German Prisoner German Prisoner   See fewer
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George Roubicek
German Prisoner German Prisoner   See fewer
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John Van Eyssen
German Prisoner German Prisoner   See fewer
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Frederick Jaeger
German Prisoner German Prisoner   See fewer
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Richard Marner
German Prisoner German Prisoner   See fewer
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Paul Hansard
German Prisoner German Prisoner   See fewer
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Gerald Andersen
Adjutant - Swanick (uncredited) Adjutant - Swanick (uncredited)   See fewer
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Arthur Bentley
Cook - Swanick (uncredited) Cook - Swanick (uncredited)   See fewer
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Victor Brooks
Police Sergeant (uncredited) Police Sergeant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Adrian Cairns
Bit Part (uncredited) Bit Part (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edward Cast
Driver - Hucknall (uncredited) Driver - Hucknall (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Cawdron
Officer on Horseback (uncredited) Officer on Horseback (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cyril Chamberlain
Sergeant 'Later' (uncredited) Sergeant 'Later' (uncredited)   See fewer
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Peggy Ann Clifford
Train Conductor (uncredited) Train Conductor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jan Conrad
German Orderly in Canada (uncredited) German Orderly in Canada (uncredited)   See fewer
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Reed De Rouen
Canadian Truck Driver (uncredited) Canadian Truck Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Dorning
Corporal Wilson (uncredited) Corporal Wilson (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lee Fenton
Soldier (uncredited) Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Michael Golden
First Detective (uncredited) First Detective (uncredited)   See fewer
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Celia Hewitt
Farm Girl 2 (uncredited) Farm Girl 2 (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Hilsdon
Prisoner Escort (uncredited) Prisoner Escort (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Hirste
Jim - Old Porter (uncredited) Jim - Old Porter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bernard Horsfall
Lieutenant - Kent (uncredited) Lieutenant - Kent (uncredited)   See fewer
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Glyn Houston
Harry 'Hurricane' (uncredited) Harry 'Hurricane' (uncredited)   See fewer
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Arthur Howell
Prisoner of War (uncredited) Prisoner of War (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stratford Johns
Second Detective (uncredited) Second Detective (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Morgan
Manager at Hucknall (uncredited) Manager at Hucknall (uncredited)   See fewer
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Al Mulock
US Patrolman at Ogdensburg (uncredited) US Patrolman at Ogdensburg (uncredited)   See fewer
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Etain O'Dell
Farm Girl 1 (uncredited) Farm Girl 1 (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Raglan
Bystander (uncredited) Bystander (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fred Real
Prisoner of War (uncredited) Prisoner of War (uncredited)   See fewer
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Michael Ripper
The Corporal Who Frisks Franz (uncredited) The Corporal Who Frisks Franz (uncredited)   See fewer
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Norman Rossington
Sergeant - Swanick (uncredited) Sergeant - Swanick (uncredited)   See fewer
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Anthony Sagar
Cook - Kent (uncredited) Cook - Kent (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Silk
Corporal (uncredited) Corporal (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jeff Silk
Prisoner Escort (uncredited) Prisoner Escort (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fred Stroud
Prisoner of War (uncredited) Prisoner of War (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Taylor
First Gunner - Kent (uncredited) First Gunner - Kent (uncredited)   See fewer
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Reg Thomason
German Prisoner of War (uncredited) German Prisoner of War (uncredited)   See fewer
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Graham Tonbridge
Soldier (uncredited) Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ben Williams
Policeman at Hucknall (uncredited) Policeman at Hucknall (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Williams
Station Porter (uncredited) Station Porter (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.2 / 10 | 1,666 votes