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Old black and white film about German pilot that escapes prison camp.

I saw it on TV many years ago, and would love to watch it again. It is a black and white film, so maybe made in the 50s or earlier. It's about a German soldier, maybe a pilot that is captured by Allies and taken to a prison camp, not sure which country, and his quest to gain freedom.

Near the end he walks hundreds of miles in the snow dragging a canoe and finally comes across a house.

If anyone knows the movie, id love to know the name.
asked Nov 28, 2015 in Name That Movie by marty344 (279 points)

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"The One That Got Away" (1957)

You can watch the complete movie on the Internet here:

Ca. at the 1:37:00 mark starts the scene where the German pilot, escaped from an Allied POW camp, attempts to cross an icy river in a stolen canoe or small boat.
answered Nov 28, 2015 by casspir (19,171 points)
selected Nov 28, 2015 by marty344
I am pretty sure that is the movie you are looking for, so if you also think so, please select my answer above as Best Answer by clicking on the yellow star next to my Answer above. Many thanks.