The Wooden Horse

  • 1950
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Prison, War

One of the cleverest escapes of WWII was pulled off by British prisoners in 1943, and this film tells their story. Pondering a method of escaping their camp, POWs Peter (Leo Genn), John (Anthony Steel), and Phil (David Tomlinson) hit upon a brilliant scheme. They construct a boxlike vaulting horse, which is brought out to the yard daily for a few hours...read more

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00:54 — True account of World War II British POWs who planned to tunnel their way out of a Nazi prison camp.

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: One of the cleverest escapes of WWII was pulled off by British prisoners in 1943, and this film tells their story. Pondering a method of escaping their camp, POWs Peter (Leo Genn), John (Anthony Steel), and Phil (David Tomlinson) hit upon a brilliant schem… (more)

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