During World War II, the prisoners of a German camp on a Greek island are trying to escape. They don't want only their freedom, but they also seek an ineffable treasure hidden in a monastery at the top of the island's mountain.
Chris Makrozahopoulos <email@example.com>
An exciting World War II prison camp drama with an all star cast.
See more »
Did You Know?
Sir Roger Moore
vocally plays against type, and has a German accent in this movie. See more
Archaeological prison camp STALAG VII Z is introduced with a swooping aerial photography shot circling the entire complex, to end on a Red Cross ambulance arriving at the main gate. However, partway through this sequence as the large circular building comes into view, the ambulance can be seen parked on the road awaiting its cue. See more
Our mission is to take the village... and the refuelling depot, so that German submarines cannot function against the Allied invasion fleet. After that, I don't care what you do. Except - and listen very carefully, GENTLEMEN - the treasures of Athena are the property of the Greek people!
Opening credits: Somewhere in the Greek Islands 1944 See more
When originally released theatrically in the UK, the BBFC made cuts to secure a 'A' rating. All cuts were waived in 1986 when the film was granted a 'PG' certificate for home video. See more
References Stalag 17
Keep Tomorrow For Me
Composed by Barry Blue
& Rod Temperton
Performed by Heatwave See more