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Witness against Hitler


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A film drama telling the true story of a German aristocrat's resistance to the Nazis.
Starring James Wilby, Helen McCrory, Alun Armstrong, Brian Cox, Derek Jacobi

Helmuth James von Moltke was ordered to be executed by Adolf Hitler in January 1945 following his failed bomb attempt on the Fuhrer's life. With his wife Freya, who is still alive today, he helped to save hundreds of Jews and planned a Christian democratic alternative for Germany. See today's choices.
Written and produced by Jack Emery Director Betsan Morris Evans
See Polly Toynbee : page 14


Writer/Producer: Jack Emery
Director: Betsan Morris Evans
Helmuth James von Moltke: James Wilby
Freya von Moltke: Helen McCrory
Harald Poelchau: Alun Armstrong
Peter Yorck: Colin Buchanan
Judge Freisler: Brian Cox
General: Derek Jacobi
Dorothy Poelchau: Anna Calder-Marshall
Maryon Yorck: Sonia Forbes-Adam
Prison governor: Geoffrey Hutchins
Leo Lange: David Westhead
Christina: Ella Kenion
Ravensbruck guard: Adrian Hood
Father Delp: Ben Cole
Hans Peter: Glynn Sweet
Augustin Rosch: Ben Bazell
Young Hans: Ashley James

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Witness against Hitler

BBC One London, 10 March 1996 22.05

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