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Flight from Vienna 1955 U

58 mins United Kingdom Director. Denis Kavanagh

Veteran player John Bentley stars as a Hungarian refugee tasked with proving his loyalty by returning to Budapest and helping to smuggle a scientist into Britain. The man is faced with a mission full of doubt, mystery, and possibly danger in Kavanagh’s tense and topical drama.

Kavanagh’s film, also known as Escape from the Iron Curtain, was one of the first thrillers to tackle the theme of Cold-War immigration. It also features a leading turn from Bentley, who had a varied and successful career in other films such as Calling Paul Temple (1948) and Submarine Seahawk (1958).

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Directed by

Denis Kavanagh


Donald Gray

John Bentley

Theodore Bikel




Refugee Week Unavailable on DVD






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