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The Wooden Horse

Dramatisation of one of the most ingenious escape bids of World War II.

In camp Stalag Luft III, the Nazis have built the prisoners' huts so far from the fence that underground escape is virtually impossible.

One British officer, inspired by the tale of the Trojan Horse, proposes a daring plan to start a tunnel close to the boundary using a wooden vaulting horse as cover.

1 hour, 38 minutes

Last on

Thu 7 May 2015 14:00

Credits

Role Contributor
PeterLeo Genn
JohnAnthony Steel
NigelPeter Burton
BennettDavid Greene
PhilDavid Tomlinson
Senior British OfficerPatrick Waddington
RobbieMichael Goodliffe
PaulBryan Forbes
Australian in HospitalPeter Finch
PomfretAnthony Dawson
WriterEric Williams
DirectorJack Lee

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