The Captive Heart (1947)

The Captive Heart





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The Captive Heart is set in a German POW camp for British soldiers. Michael Redgrave plays a Czech patriot, who has assumed the identity of a deceased British officer to avoid being executed by the Nazis. When captured and placed in the camp, the British prisoners suspect the still-incognito Redgrave of being a spy. Only his conspicuous courage during an escape sequence vindicates the secretive Redgrave. The film's tinderbox tension is relieved with a joyous finale, which utilizes a fireworks … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Classics
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On DVD: May 27, 2008



as Capt. Karel Hasek

as Celia Mitchell

as Mr. Mowbray

as Private Evans

as Cpl. Ted Horsfall

as Maj. Ossy Dalrymple

as Mrs. Evans

as Lt. David Lennox

as Mrs. Horsfall

as Mrs. Lennox

as Lt. Cmdr. Robert Nar...

as Capt. Jim Mason

as Pvt. Matthews

as Lt. Stephen Harley

as Caroline Harley

as Elspeth McDougall

as Mr. McDougall

as Beryle Curtiss

as Capt. Thurston

as German M.O.
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Full Review… | March 26, 2009
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Full Review… | August 8, 2006
New York Times
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Full Review… | June 24, 2006
Time Out
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