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Escape to Glory (1940)

A British ship is attacked by a German U-boat at the onset of World War II. The reactions of the frightened passengers-from a German doctor to a drunken Irishman-are chronicled in this good story.

Director:

John Brahm

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Sidney Biddell (story), Fredric M. Frank (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Pat O'Brien ... Mike Farrough
Constance Bennett ... Christine Blaine
John Halliday ... John Morgan
Alan Baxter ... Larry Perrin, alias Larry Ross
Erwin Kalser Erwin Kalser ... Dr. Adolph Behrens
Edgar Buchanan ... Charles Atterbee
Frank Sully ... Tommy Malone
Marjorie Gateson ... Mrs. Winslow
Francis Pierlot Francis Pierlot ... Professor Mudge
Jessie Busley ... Mrs. Mudge
Melville Cooper ... Ship's Mate Penney
Stanley Logan Stanley Logan ... Captain James P. Hollister
Leslie Denison Leslie Denison ... Ship's Mate Jones
Don Beddoe ... Ship's Chief Engineer Anderson
Hans Schumann Hans Schumann ... Submarine Commander
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A British ship is attacked by a German U-boat at the onset of World War II. The reactions of the frightened passengers-from a German doctor to a drunken Irishman-are chronicled in this good story.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 May 1940 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Passage West See more »

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Columbia Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Drama set just prior to WWII
8 January 2003 | by zeemanguySee all my reviews

Pat O'Brien and Constance Bennett are among 15 passengers aboard a freighter traveling from England to the U.S.A. During the trip England enters the war and when confronted by a German submarine the captain of the ship must decide whether to fight. The film is just okay. I rated it 5/10.


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