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|Directed by||Norman Lee|
|Written by||George Goodchild and Frank Witty (play "No Exit")|
|Starring|| Valerie Hobson |
|Edited by||Lionel Tomlinson|
|Distributed by||Pathé Pictures (UK)|
No Escape is a 1936 British thriller film directed by Norman Lee and starring Valerie Hobson, Leslie Perrins and Robert Cochran.The screenplay concerns a man who attempts to hide his friend for a month.
For a bet a man attempts to hide his friend for a month. The police soon believe he has murdered him.
TV Guide gave the film two out of four stars: "the story is a little slow to start but once things are under way, this turns into an effective, though minor thriller. The acting and production credits are adequate."
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