The Wooden Horse is a 1950 British Second World War war film starring Leo Genn, Anthony Steel and David Tomlinson and directed by Jack Lee. It is based on the book of the same name by Eric Williams, who also wrote the screenplay. The film depicts the true events of an escape attempt made by POWs in the German POW camp Stalag Luft III. The wooden horse in the title of the film is a piece of exercise equipment the prisoners used to conceal their escape attempt as well as a reference to the Trojan Horse which was also used to conceal men within.

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  • The Wooden Horse is a 1950 British Second World War war film starring Leo Genn, Anthony Steel and David Tomlinson and directed by Jack Lee. It is based on the book of the same name by Eric Williams, who also wrote the screenplay. The film depicts the true events of an escape attempt made by POWs in the German POW camp Stalag Luft III. The wooden horse in the title of the film is a piece of exercise equipment the prisoners used to conceal their escape attempt as well as a reference to the Trojan Horse which was also used to conceal men within. It was shot in a low-key style, with a limited budget and a cast including many amateur actors. (en)
  • Le Cheval de bois (The Wooden Horse) est un film de guerre britannique de Jack Lee, sorti en 1950. (fr)
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  • Le Cheval de bois (The Wooden Horse) est un film de guerre britannique de Jack Lee, sorti en 1950. (fr)
  • The Wooden Horse is a 1950 British Second World War war film starring Leo Genn, Anthony Steel and David Tomlinson and directed by Jack Lee. It is based on the book of the same name by Eric Williams, who also wrote the screenplay. The film depicts the true events of an escape attempt made by POWs in the German POW camp Stalag Luft III. The wooden horse in the title of the film is a piece of exercise equipment the prisoners used to conceal their escape attempt as well as a reference to the Trojan Horse which was also used to conceal men within. (en)
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  • The Wooden Horse (en)
  • Le Cheval de bois (fr)
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