15 certificateThe Colditz Story is a Film programme that first aired in 1955 and has been classified a 15 certificate.

The Colditz Story is a 4 star programme

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The Colditz Story (1955)

Directed by
Guy Hamilton

Second World War drama. Colonel Richmond, Harry Tyler and 'Mac' McGill, just some of the British prisoners of war gatherered together in the supposedly escape-proof war prison camp Colditz who immdiately set out planning to escape.

Written by ,

Genre: Film

Production Year: 1955

4/5 Stars

Classification: 15 Certificate

Filmed in Black and White

When is The Colditz Story next on TV?

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John Mills...Pat Reid
Eric Portman...Col. Richmond
Christopher Rhodes...'Mac' McGill
Lionel Jeffries...Harry Tyler
Bryan Forbes...Jimmy Winslow
Ian Carmichael...Robin Cartwright
Richard Wattis...Richard Gordon
Frederick Valk...Kommandant
Eugene Deckers...La Tour
Guido Lorraine...Polish officer
Witold Sikorski...Polish officer
A. Blichewicz...Polish officer
B. Dolinski...Polish officer
Ludwik Lawinski...Franz Josef
Rudolph Offenbach...Dutch Col.