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Escape from Colditz (2012)

TV Movie | 72 min | Documentary, War

In the final months of World War II, prisoners of war in Colditz began building a glider to fly out of the camp. However the war ended before they could try it. Now Dr Hugh Hunt, an engineer from Cambridge University, leads a team of ...See moreIn the final months of World War II, prisoners of war in Colditz began building a glider to fly out of the camp. However the war ended before they could try it. Now Dr Hugh Hunt, an engineer from Cambridge University, leads a team of aeronautical engineers and carpenters who build a replica glider from the original plans, using only the materials and improvised tools that the POWs used. They then fly it from Colditz to see if the escape would have succeeded. Written by Anonymous See less
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Aug 13, 2012 (United Kingdom)

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Jim Carter
Self - Narrator (voice) Self - Narrator (voice)   See fewer
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Hugh Hunt
Self - Presenter and Lead Engineer Self - Presenter and Lead Engineer   See fewer
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L.J.E. Goldfinch
Self - POW (as LJE 'Bill' Goldfinch) Self - POW (as LJE 'Bill' Goldfinch)   See fewer
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Sir Sebastian Roberts
Self - Military Historian Self - Military Historian   See fewer
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Grismond Davies-Scourfield
Self - POW - Interviewed in 2001 (archive footage) Self - POW - Interviewed in 2001 (archive footage)   See fewer
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Kenneth Lockwood
Self - POW - Interviewed in 2001 (archive footage) Self - POW - Interviewed in 2001 (archive footage)   See fewer
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J.W. Best
Self - POW (as JW 'Jack' Best) Self - POW (as JW 'Jack' Best)   See fewer
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Antony Anderson
Self - Son of POW Self - Son of POW   See fewer
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Bernard Cazaumayou
Self - POW - Interviewed in 2001 (archive footage) Self - POW - Interviewed in 2001 (archive footage)   See fewer
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Tony Hoskins
Self - Glider Builder Self - Glider Builder   See fewer
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Tony Luteyn
Self - POW - Interviewed in 2001 (archive footage) Self - POW - Interviewed in 2001 (archive footage)   See fewer
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Corran Purdon
Self - POW Self - POW   See fewer
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Ben Watkins
Self - Glider Builder Self - Glider Builder   See fewer
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George Drew
Self - POW - Interviewed in 2001 (archive footage) Self - POW - Interviewed in 2001 (archive footage)   See fewer
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Pat Willis
Self - Glider Radio Controller Self - Glider Radio Controller   See fewer
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Jess Nyahoe
Self - Glider Builder Self - Glider Builder   See fewer
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7 / 10 | 5 votes