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The McKenzie Break

  • Film

Time Out says

Rare reversal of the PoW camp formula, with Germans the potential escapees from a Scottish internment. Keith and Hendry do ideological battle with fanatical Nazi Griem, who is willing to sacrifice half his less politicised men to cover his planned breakout. Elaborated with unusual care for authenticity, it's tautly handled by Johnson (better known for abrasive telemovies), and adapted from Sidney Shelley's novel by William Norton (father of Convoy adaptor and More American Graffiti director BWL Norton).
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Release Details

  • Duration:106 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Lamont Johnson
  • Screenwriter:William Norton
  • Cast:
    • Brian Keith
    • Helmut Griem
    • Ian Hendry
    • Jack Watson
    • Patrick O'Connell
    • Horst Janson
    • Alexander Allerson
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