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Based on the true story of Oberleutnant Franz von Werra, the only german prisoner of war captured in Britain to escape back to Germany during the Second World War.

  1. Roy Ward Baker


  2. Kendal Burt


  3. James Leasor


  4. Howard Clewes


Top Billed Cast

  1. Hardy Krüger

    Hardy Krüger

    Franz von Werra

  2. Colin Gordon

    Army Interrogator

  3. Michael Goodliffe

    Michael Goodliffe

    R.A.F. Interrogator

  4. Terence Alexander

    Terence Alexander

    R.A.F. Intelligence Officer

  5. Jack Gwillim

    Jack Gwillim

    Commandant, Grizedale

Full Cast & Crew

The One That Got Away
The One That Got Away


Status Released

Release Information

  • April 22, 1958


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 51m

Budget -

Revenue -



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