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Captured! (1933)





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Adapted from a "drawn from life" novel by Sir Phillip Gibbs, Captured is the story of the men in a German POW camp during World War I. Amongst the allied prisoners are Leslie Howard and Douglas Fairbanks Jr. (British), and Paul Lukas (French). Adding to the dramatic intensity is the fact that both Howard and Fairbanks had been in love with the same aristocratic young woman before the war. Instead of serving up slam-bang action sequences, the film is more concerned with detailing the Hell of war and the despair of those who fight it. Not quite in the same league as La Grande Illusion or Stalag 17, Captured is nonetheless worth a second glance. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi


Leslie Howard
as Capt. Fred Allison
Douglas Fairbanks Jr.
as Lt. Fred 'Dig' Digby
Paul Lukas
as Col. Carl Ehrlich
Margaret Lindsay
as Monica Allison
Robert H. Barrat
as The Commandant
John Bleifer
as Strogin
Frank Reicher
as The Adjutant
Bert Sprotte
as Sgt. Major
Reginald Pasch
as Elsa's Lover
Hans Joby
as Orderly
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Perhaps it was so botched I just thought there must have been some reason for the production in the first place.

June 13, 2019 | Full Review…

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