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I Escaped from Devil's Island (1973)

R  |   |  Action, Adventure  |  September 1973 (USA)
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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)
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Jo-Jo (as Rick Ely)
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Jan Merlin ...
Rosenquist
Robert Phillips ...
Blassier
Stephen Whittaker ...
Leper Count
Eduardo Rosas López ...
Sergeant Brescano
Jonathan Dodge ...
Lieutenant Duplis
Quintín Bulnes ...
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Gabriella Rios ...
Indian Girl
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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 broke this prison! No prison ever broke this man! 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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Sgt. Zamorra: I'm warning you. Prisoners can be shot for disobedience.
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Is This A Video Nasty ?
3 July 2002 | by (Isle Of Bute , Scotland) – See all my reviews

I saw this way back in 1983 when it was shown late one night on television , and I`m talking network televison in those days you didn`t have satillite or cable at least not in Britain where we were confined to a total of 4 channels. And the most shocking thing was that it contained very strong language , back then very very few films shown on television had swearing left intact but here it was untouched which was amazing when nearly every sentence contains the word " F*** " though much of the gore and gay sex seems to have been edited ( And badly edited at that ) for transmission especially a shark attack scene where it cuts to a shark fin then cuts to a man waving his bloody stump at the camera then cuts to a couple of fingers floating about the water , very strange and I ESCAPED FROM DEVILS ISLAND also has that low budget production value feel seen so often in video nasties that I can`t help feel that it in unedited form it would would be classed as a video nasty .

Despite its flaws it`s a lot of fun , I can put my hand on heart and say I enjoyed it far more than PAPILLION and we get to see a sadistic guard who calls homosexuals bad names while twisting their nipples . Can`t get more sadistic than that


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