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Hollywood Premiere: Breakout

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Drama - mystery - romance in films for today being shown in this country for the first time
Starring James Drury, Kathryn Hays, Woody Strode

A maximum security State prison. Convict Joe Baker, serving a long, grinding sentence, is obsessed by a single driving force - escape. Although it is deep winter he works hard to be selected for an outside working party in the bleak snow-covered mountains surrounding the prison. Now Baker has a chance for freedom. In blinding blizzard conditions it is a very remote chance - but he takes it...

Contributors

Writer: Sy Gomberg
Producer/Director: Richard Irving
Joe Baker: James Drury
Ann Baker: Kathryn Hays
Skip Manion: Woody Strode
Frank McCready: Sean Garrison
Pipes: Red Buttons
Banks: William Mims
Fletcher: Bert Freed
Middleton: Mort Mills

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Hollywood Premiere: Breakout

BBC One London, 22 February 1972 19.30






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