Great Escapes with Morgan Freeman (2021): S01E05 – Escaping Hitler


Introduction

Take a look back at the biggest jailbreaks from some of the most notorious prisons in the world.

Outline

Allied prisoners used all kinds of forgery and engineering tactics to tunnel out of a German Prisoner of War camp. Almost all were caught, fifty were executed and three made their way to freedom.

Great Escapes with Morgan Freeman Series

  • Episode 01: Alcatraz.
  • Episode 02: North Country Breakout.
  • Episode 03: El Chapo.
  • Episode 04: Conquering the Wall.
  • Episode 05: Escaping Hitler.
  • Episode 06: Belfast Breakout.
  • Episode 07: Fleeing Helmira.
  • Episode 08: Assassin’s Flight.

Production & Filming Details

  • Director(s):
    • Mitch Marcus … (8 episodes, 2021).
  • Producer(s):
    • Cleta Elaine Ellington … field producer: Mississippi / field producer (8 episodes, 2021).
    • Benjamin Fuqua … line producer: Mississippi / line producer: Mississippi (8 episodes, 2021).
    • Pamela Jacobson … supervising line producer (8 episodes, 2021).
    • Peter Karp … co-producer (8 episodes, 2021).
    • Lori McCreary … executive producer (8 episodes, 2021).
    • Kelly Mendelsohn … executive producer (8 episodes, 2021).
    • Nadia Nikolic Bowen … supervising producer (8 episodes, 2021).
    • Geoffrey Sharp … executive producer (8 episodes, 2021).
    • Matt Short … supervising producer (8 episodes, 2021).
    • Rachel Sirr … associate producer (8 episodes, 2021).
    • James Younger … executive producer (8 episodes, 2021).
    • Reza Riazi … supervising producer (6 episodes, 2021).
    • Max Micallef … executive producer: History (5 episodes, 2021).
    • Jennifer Wagman … executive producer: History (5 episodes, 2021).
    • Nazli Yalcin … post associate producer (5 episodes, 2021).
    • Christine Yoo … supervising producer (2 episodes, 2021).
    • Mary Donahue … executive producer (unknown episodes).
    • Morgan Freeman … executive producer (unknown episodes).
  • Writer(s):
  • Music:
  • Cinematography:
    • Kris Denton … (8 episodes, 2021).
    • Wes Dorman … (8 episodes, 2021).
    • Daniel Marks … (8 episodes, 2021).
  • Editor(s):
    • Jesse Gordon … (8 episodes, 2021).
    • J.D. Sievertson … (7 episodes, 2021).
    • Mark C. Baldwin … (6 episodes, 2021).
    • Jenna McFeely … (6 episodes, 2021).
    • Wynn McMillin … (6 episodes, 2021).
    • Jack Porobil … (6 episodes, 2021).
    • Katherine Copeland … (3 episodes, 2021).
  • Production:
    • History Channel.
    • Revelations Entertainment.
  • Distributor(s):
    • History Channel (US) (TV).
  • Release Date:
    • Series 01: 09 November 2021 to 28 December 2021.
    • Episode 05: 07 December 2021.
  • Rating: Unknown.
  • Running Time: 60 minutes.
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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