Flight from Vienna

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Flight from Vienna ★★ 1956

A high-ranking Hungarian security officer, disenchanted with communism, stages a daring escape from his country. In Vienna, he asks the British for political asylum, but is sent back to Hungary to help a scientist escape in order to prove his loyalty. Cold war drama hangs together on strength of Bikel's performance. 54m/B VHS . Theodore Bikel, John Bentley, Donald Gray, Adrienne Scott, Carina Helm; D: Denis Kavanagh; W: Denis Kavanagh; C: Hal Morey.