The Wooden Horse (1951)

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Based on a true story (believe it or don't!), The Wooden Horse is set in a wartime German prison camp. It being the duty for every British POW to attempt escape, internees Leo Genn, David Tomlinson and Anthony Steel hit upon a daring scheme. Building an outsized, boxlike vaulting horse, purportedly for exercise purposes, the trio begin digging a tunnel beneath the horse-right under the noses of their German captors. As one of the first of the British "prison camp getaway" genre, The Wooden Horse … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure
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Written By: Eric Williams
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Runtime:
Snader Productions

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as Pomfret

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as "Wings" Cameron

as The follower

as Hotel proprietor

as Charles
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½

The true story of three british airmen who escaped from a prison camp in WWII. There's little here that hasn't been done again and again in prison escape films, although it does pick up once they escape the camp; the cat and mouse chase in the dark alleys of nazi Germany is the stand-out scene. Probably a lot more true to life than the Great Escape, but much less entertaining as a result. Solid but unremarkable.

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½

ok movie about WWII post WWII about british pow's who try to escape from a german POW camp-think the great escape-steve mcqueen.

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