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East Berlin, shortly after the construction of the Berlin Wall. Kurt Schröder and his family dig a tunnel to escape to West Berlin as they struggle to overcome the obstacles blocking their underground path to freedom.

  1. Peter Berneis

    Story, Writer

  2. Gabrielle Upton

    Story, Writer

  3. Robert Siodmak


  4. Millard Lampell


Top Billed Cast

  1. Don Murray

    Don Murray

    Kurt Schröder

  2. Christine Kaufmann

    Christine Kaufmann

    Erika Jürgens

  3. Werner Klemperer

    Werner Klemperer

    Walter Brunner

  4. Ingrid van Bergen

    Ingrid van Bergen

    Ingeborg Schröder

  5. Edith Schultze-Westrum

    Frau Schröder

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Escape from East Berlin
Escape from East Berlin



Status Released

Release Information

  • November 1, 1962


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 36m

Budget -

Revenue -



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