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StudioCanal Vintage Classics

StudioCanal Vintage Classics

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Classic Ealing drama.

The Captive Heart, released in 1946, stars a host of Ealing favourites, including Michael Redgrave, Basil Radford and Jack Warner.

The film tells the story of a group of British Prisoners of War, captured after Dunkirk in 1940 and sent to a prison camp.

Among them is Captain Karel Hasek (Michael Redgrave) of the Czech army, who has assumed the identity of a dead man named Captain Geoffrey Mitchell, after escaping from Dachau concentration camp.

With exposure seeming inevitable, the soldier desperately seeks to escape the camp and the terrible fate which awaits him...

Classic Ealing drama.

The Captive Heart, released in 1946, stars a host of Ealing favourites, including Michael Redgrave, Basil Radford and Jack Warner.

The film tells the story of a group of British Prisoners of War, captured after Dunkirk in 1940 and sent to a prison camp.

Among them is Captain Karel Hasek (Michael Redgrave) of the Czech army, who has assumed the identity of a dead man named Captain Geoffrey Mitchell, after escaping from Dachau concentration camp.

With exposure seeming inevitable, the soldier desperately seeks to escape the camp and the terrible fate which awaits him...

Extras

  • Introduction by Charles Barr, author of Ealing Studios
  • Short film showing the evacustion of liberated British prisoners from Marlad and Milag camp (courtesy of the Imperial War Museum
  • Audio interview with war artist John Worsley, a P.O.W. held in Marlag and Milag North Camp
  • Stills gallery

Additional Info

Additional Info

SKU 5055201828743
Catalogue Number OPTD2826
Product contents 1 disc
Year 1946
Director Michael Balcon
Format DVD, Blu-Ray
Publisher(s) StudioCanal
Countries United Kingdom
Colour Black & White
Subtitles English Hard of Hearing
Language(s) English
Running time 102 min
DVD region 2
Blu-ray region B
Certificate U

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