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ESCAPE


Title of the Film ESCAPE
Alternative Titles WHEN THE DOOR OPENED
English Titles  
Year of Release 1940
Country of Origin US
Language(s) English
Run Time (in minutes) 104
Length (in meters) 2849
Colour b/w
Genre Drama
Based on/Source Novel by Ethel Vance
Production Companies Loew's Incorporated, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Producer(s) Mervyn LeRoy, Lawrence Weingarten
Director Mervyn LeRoy
Cast Norma Shearer, Conrad Veidt, Robert Taylor, Alla Nazimova, Felix Bressart, Albert Bassermann, Philip Dorn, Elsa Bassermann, Lisa Golm, Edit Angold, Walter Bonn, Helmut Dantine, Ernst Deutsch, Gretl Dupont, Frederick Giermann, Erwin Kalser, Marianne Mosner, Lotte Palfi Andor, Maria Ray, Gerta Rozan, Hans Schumm, Wolfgang Zilzer
Literature New York Times, 1 November 1940
Jewish Chronicle, 17 January 1941
Times, 20 January 1941
Monthly Film Bulletin, January 1941
Picturegoer and Film Weekly, 1 February 1941
Punch, 5 February 1941
Picturegoer and Film Weekly, 12 April 1941
Special notes Music: Franz Waxman
Technical advisor: Paul Huldschinsky




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