A bank robber is sentenced to prison for committing a murder during the robbery. His brother comes up with a plan to break him out of prison--but on the condition that his brother's girlfriend "date" him first.

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Sean McKenna
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Catherine
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Dominic
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Prison Warden
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Le Caq
Lee Patterson ...
Nicky
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O'Brian
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First Gendaime
Carlos Casaravilla ...
Ramades (as Carlos Casarvillo)
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Sanchez
Fernando Sancho ...
Shaoush (as Fernando Sanchez)
José Nieto ...
Inspector
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Finigan
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Rafael Albaicín ...
7th gendarme
Barta Barri ...
Death house guard
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A bank robber is sentenced to prison for committing a murder during the robbery. His brother comes up with a plan to break him out of prison--but on the condition that his brother's girlfriend "date" him first.

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The story of a man condemned . . . of his brother who offered to save him for a price . . . his brother's woman! See more »

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3 April 1964 (West Germany)  »

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Frühstück in der Todeszelle  »

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Ross Martin displays versatility as villainous commandant.
28 May 1999 | by (L.A.) – See all my reviews

When I saw this in the sixties it really made me realize the breadth of acting ability of Ross Martin. I had only seen him in roles of the comedic sidekick prior to this role. His believability as the evil commandant was astounding. This made the movie for me.


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