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9 Ratings


Directed by Mervyn LeRoy
United States, 1940


An American goes to Germany to find his mother and discovers her in a concentration camp. With the help of a German countess he engineers her escape.

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Escape Directed by Mervyn LeRoy

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  • MarcH's rating of the film Escape

    Neglected gem based on one of the most popular books of the era. The concentration camp escape sequence is a nail-biter (this film cries out for Alfred Hitchcock...he would have done more with Veidt's unusual relationship with Shearer, which the entire climax hinges on).