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The Wooden Horse

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"Ingenious War Movie"
4 stars"

The Wooden Horse is a very clever movie about a very clever and successful escape plan worked out by British POW's during World War II.

It is superbly acted with a wry sense of humor, especially the lines expressed by the acid-tongues Leo Genn. Anthony Steele and David Tomlinson (later George Banks in Mary Poppins) are marvelous as the two heroes. The direction is taut and fast-moving throughout. However, I must say, the lack of colour in the movie does annoy me slightly but black & white is good for a war movie. If you have time also read the book “The Wooden Horse” by ‘Eric Williams’. Highly Recommended.

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In a POW camp, the Nazis have placed the huts far from the boundary so that any escape tunnel would have to be a long one. One British officer has the idea of starting a daily gynmastics routine using a vaulting horse: they can place it near the boundary and start a tunnel from under it. He and two others do escape the camp by this means and plan to make for neutral Sweden. To do that, they'll not only have to move around without arousing any suspicions, but also find a stranger from a neutral or occupied country who'll be willing and able to help them.
Release date NZ
May 6th, 2004
Movie Format
  • DVD
DVD Region
  • Region 4
Edition
  • Standard Edition
Aspect Ratio
  • 1.33 : 1
Language
English
UPC
5050582235906
Product ID
1463729

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