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In 1916, A group of prisoners plot their escape from the notorious fortress located in French Guiana.

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Davert (as Chris George)
Richard Ely ...
Jo-Jo (as Rick Ely)
James Luisi ...
Dazzas
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Maj. Marteau
Richard Rust ...
Sgt. Zamorra
Bob Harris ...
The Barber (as Roland 'Bob' Harris)
Jan Merlin ...
Rosenquist
Robert Phillips ...
Blassier
Stephen Whittaker ...
Leper Count
Eduardo Rosas López ...
Sergeant Brescano
Jonathan Dodge ...
Lieutenant Duplis
Quintín Bulnes ...
Sgt. Grizzoni
Gabriella Rios ...
Indian Girl
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Bedalia
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In 1916, A group of prisoners plot their escape from the notorious fortress located in French Guiana.

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No man ever escaped this prison... UNTIL NOW! See more »

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Meuterei auf der Teufelsinsel  »

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Co-stars Jim Brown and Christopher George both appeared as nude centerfolds in Playgirl magazine. See more »

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Devert: All killing is murder!
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10 March 2002 | by (Smokeland, I mean Oakland, CA) – See all my reviews

Not a totally wretched film, as I had expected, but pretty boring nonetheless. Should actually be "We escaped..." since its Jim Brown, Christopher George, and a couple others that do escape [no spoiler, it happens, without incident in the first 30 minutes]. And what I really mean by that is that its difficult to tell [until the bitter end] who the focal character was. Has some interesting Marxist/Communist subplot, that gets buried under the rug after they escape. Let's see...you also get a really disappointing Shark attack, a leper colony cameo, Jim Brown falls in love[!] and an exotica Les Baxter score! Looks like it was filmed in Mexico by the Cormans.

So basically, the title gives it all away. Interestingly enough, check out director William Witney's career! Geez! and Darktown Stutters!!! Well, why couldnt he have made this that fun?? I escaped from Colonel Sander's Chicken Fryer?!?!


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