Who Goes Next?

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Who Goes Next?
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Jack Hawkins and Sophie Stewart
Directed by Maurice Elvey
Written by J. W. Drawbell
David Evans
Lawrence Green
Produced by Ivor McLaren
Starring Barry K. Barnes
Sophie Stewart
Jack Hawkins
Cinematography Ronald Neame
Music by Colin Wark
Production
company
Distributed byTwentieth Century-Fox
Release date
March 1938
Running time
85 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguageEnglish

Who Goes Next? is a 1938 British war drama film directed by Maurice Elvey and starring Barry K. Barnes, Sophie Stewart and Jack Hawkins. [1] The story was inspired by the real-life escape of 29 officers through a tunnel from Holzminden prisoner-of-war camp in Lower Saxony, Germany, in July 1918. [2]

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Premise

During the First World War, a number of captured British officers attempt to escape from a prisoner-of-war camp.

Main cast

Production

The film was made at Wembley Studios by Twentieth Century Fox. [3] It was a more expensive production than the quota quickie releases that Fox had previously been making at Wembley. [4]

References

  1. BFI.org
  2. Hanson, Neil (2011). Escape from Germany: The Greatest PoW Break-out of the First World War. London: Doubleday. p. 260.
  3. Wood p.99.
  4. Low p.260.

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