Main title from Danger Within (1959) (4)

Danger Within


1 1 1 1 1
| Film | United Kingdom | B&W | Drama, War | 1h 41min |
| Stars: Richard Todd, Bernard Lee, Michael Wilding | Directors: Don Chaffey, Don Chaffey

Escape plans of officers in a prisoner-of-war camp are threatened by an informer

SEE all the inhuman brutality of war!… the sadistic revenge of the commandant!… tortured men living like animals!


Publicity photo of British actor, Richard Todd
Lt Col David Baird, MC
Bernard Lee
Lt Col Huxley
British actor Michael Wilding wears a jacket and tie
Major Charles Marquand
British actor Richard Attenborough in a publicity shot
Capt ‘Bunter’ Phillips
Dennis Price sports a natty moustache, cravat and white jumper, all whilst smoking a cigarette
Capt Rupert Callender
British actor Donald Houston wears a jacket and tie
Capt Roger Byfold
William Franklyn
Capt Tony Long
Vincent Ball
Capt Pat Foster
Peter Arne
Capitano Benucci
Peter Jones
Capt Alfred Piker
Ronnie Stevens
Lt Meynell ‘The Sewer Rat’
Bergerac (1981-91) opening credits (4) |Terence Alexander
Terence Alexander
Lt Gibbs
Andrew Faulds
Lt Comdr ‘Dopey’ Gibbon, RN
Steve Norbert
Lt Pierre Dessin
Cyril Shaps
Lt Cyriakos Coutoules
Eric Lander
Lt Tim O’Brien
John Dearth
Lt Robson
Robert Bruce
‘Doc’ Simmonds, RAMC
Harold Siddons
Capt ‘Tag’ Burchnall
Ian Whittaker
2nd. Lt Betts-Hanger
Ian Whittaker
2nd Lt Betts-Hanger
David Williams
Lt Parsons
David Graham
Lt Moxhay
Howard Williams
Lt Bush
Dino Galvani
Commandante Arletti
+ Show full cast (15 more)



Familiar comedy and melodrama with an added whodunnit element, smartly handled and very entertaining. (Halliwell’s)


Danger Within (1959) Blu-ray from Network and the British Film (2020) (1)
Main title from Danger Within (1959) (4)


Don Chaffey
Colin Lesslie
Frank Harvey

Also known as

Breakout (USA)


British Lion Film Corporation
Production company
Colin Lesslie Productions
Production company
British Lion Film Corporation
Distribution company