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This is the story of the crew of a downed bomber, captured after a run over Tokyo, early in the war. Relates the hardships the men endure while in captivity, and their final humiliation: being tried and convicted as war criminals.

  1. Jerome Cady

    Writer

  2. Darryl F. Zanuck

    Story

  3. Lewis Milestone

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Dana Andrews

    Dana Andrews

    Capt. Harvey Ross

  2. Richard Conte

    Richard Conte

    Lt. Angelo Canelli

  3. Farley Granger

    Farley Granger

    Sgt. Howard Clinton

  4. Kevin O'Shea

    Sgt. Jan Skvoznik

  5. Don Barry

    Don Barry

    Lt. Peter Vincent (as Donald Barry)

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Status Released

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  • February 25, 1944
    Theatrical

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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 39m

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