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Escape to Nowhere (1961)

| Short, War
Short film about a battle in East Africa during World War II. Soldiers, on their way to an unknown location, are ambushed and no one will be able to escape (hence the title of the film).

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Steven Spielberg (as Steve Spielberg)

Writer:

Steven Spielberg (as Steve Spielberg)
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Anne Spielberg ... Soldier (uncredited)
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Short film about a battle in East Africa during World War II. Soldiers, on their way to an unknown location, are ambushed and no one will be able to escape (hence the title of the film).

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Also Known As:

Escape to Nowhere See more »

Filming Locations:

Arizona, USA See more »

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Steven Spielberg was 13 years old when he made this movie. See more »

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Featured in Citizen Steve (1987) See more »

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Interesting that this film is featured on the IMDb
19 July 2001 | by gasganoSee all my reviews

This isn't really a feature film, and it's hardly a short. What it actually is is a home movie with a plot. 15-year-old Steve Speilberg thought his dad's 8mm camera was pretty cool, so he made a movie about brave soldiers fighting nazis during WWII. A lot like the other Speilberg film Battle Squad, filmed the same year, with a bunch of kid soldiers. Lot's of fun, even though all we see are a few seconds of the film.


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