Escape of the Birdmen (1971)

Genres - Adventure, War  |   Sub-Genres - Escape Film, POW Drama, War Adventure  |   Run Time - 85 min.  |   Countries - USA  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Some prisoners pin their hopes for freedom on a homemade aircraft in this made-for-television thriller. Based on a true World War Two story, Doug McClure stars as Harry Cook, an Allied soldier who tries to escape a Nazi prison camp with a scientist in tow, using a glider built by their fellow inmates.

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war, behind-enemy-lines, concentration-camp, escape, freedom, Nazism, prison, scientist