None Shall Escape

Poster for None Shall Escape  None Shall Escape is a 1944 war film. Even though it was made during World War II, the setting is a post- war Nuremberg-style war crimes trial. Production spanned from August – October 1943, more than eighteen months before the war in Europe ended. Wilhelm Grimm (Alexander Knox,) is a Nazi officer who is on trial for crimes against humanity. The story unfolds through the eyes of several witnesses, including a Catholic priest, Father Warecki (Henry Travers – It’s a Wonderful Life,) and Marja (Marsha Hunt,) a woman whom he was once engaged to. Writers Neumann and Than were European émigrés, as was Hungarian-born director, Andre de Toth. This 72 year-old film was the only American anti-Nazi picture made during the war years to address the issue of war crimes and the atrocities against the the Jews and the Holocaust.

85 minutes
André De Toth

Shown at

  1. Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival - 2016
  2. The National Center For Jewish Film's 21st Annual Film Festival - 2018
  3. Westchester Jewish Film Festival - 2017

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