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The Colditz Story

(1955)

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| Film | United Kingdom | B&W | 1h 34min |
U
| Stars: John Mills, Christopher Rhodes, Lionel Jeffries | Director: Guy Hamilton

Adventures of British POWs in the German maximum security prison in Saxony’s Colditz Castle during World War II

Cast

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British actor John Mills wears a jacket and tie
Pat Reid
Christopher Rhodes
'Mac' McGill
Please Turn Over (1959) screenshot (5) | Lionel Jeffries
Lionel Jeffries
Harry Tyler
Bryan Forbes
Jimmy Winslow
Guido Lorraine
Polish Officer
Witold Sikorski
Polish Officer
A Blichewicz
Polish Officer
B Dolinski
Polish Officer
Anton Diffring
Fischer
Richard Wattis
Richard Gordon
Ian Carmichael
Robin Cartwright
Eric Portman
Colonel Richmond
Frederick Valk
Kommandant
Leo Bieber
German Interpreter
Denis Shaw
Priem
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Screenshot from The Colditz Story (1955) (1). Germany, 1940
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Main title from The Colditz Story (1955) (6). Frederick Valk, Denis Shaw, Lionel Jeffries, Christopher Rhodes, Richard Wattis, Ian Carmichael
Main title from The Colditz Story (1955) (5). Starring John Mills, Eric Portman
Main title from The Colditz Story (1955) (4). An Ivan Foxwell production
Main title from The Colditz Story (1955) (3). Based on the novel ‘ The Colditz Story’ by P R Reid
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Main title from The Colditz Story (1955) (1). Every incident in the film you are about to see is true. With the exception of the author, Major P R Reid MBE MC, who acted as technical adviser on the film, all names have been changed and certain events have been related out of their historical context
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Production

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Guy Hamilton
Director / Writer (adaptation)
P R Reid
Writer (novel)

Companies

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Ivan Foxwell Productions
Production company