A grim, authentically brutal film about the escape of notorious French felon Henri "Papillon" Charriere (Steve McQueen) from the supposedly inescapable prison fortress of Devil's Island. The story begins in the streets of Marseilles in the 1930s, with French soldiers escorting a large group of prisoners to the docks. Among them are McQueen, a more

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  • Papillon Sunday Dec 23rd, 10:50pm




Director (1 Credit)
Writer (2 Credits)
Lorenzo Semple
Source (1 Credit)
Producer (2 Credits)
Robert Dorfmann
Exec. Producer (1 Credit)
Ted Richmond
Cinematographer (1 Credit)
Fred Koenekamp
Editor (1 Credit)
Robert Swink
Musical Composer (1 Credit)
Production Designer (1 Credit)
Tony Masters
Art Director (1 Credit)
Jack Maxsted
Set Decorator (1 Credit)
Hugh Scaife
Costumes (1 Credit)
Make Up (1 Credit)
Charles Schram

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