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Title of the Film THE COLDITZ STORY
Alternative Titles  
English Titles  
Year of Release 1955
Country of Origin UK
Language(s) English
Run Time (in minutes) 97
Length (in meters) 2676
Colour b/w
Genre War drama, anti-Nazi
Based on/Source Novel by P.R. Reid
Production Companies Ivan Foxwell Productions
Producer(s) Ivan Foxwell
Director Guy Hamilton
Cast John Mills, Eric Portman, Theodore Bikel, Anton Diffring, Lionel Jeffries, Frederick Valk
Literature Picturegoer, 19 June 1954
Times, 26 January 1955
Spectator, 28 January 1955
Jewish Chronicle, 28 January 1955
Punch, 9 February 1955
Picturegoer, 26 February 1955
Monthly Film Bulletin, March 1955
New York Times, 25 October 1957
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