The New Pictures, Sep. 18, 1944

The Seventh Cross (M.G.M.). When anti-Fascist George Heisler (Spencer Tracy) escapes from Westhofen Concentration Camp, he has faith in nobody and in nothing. Only the most rudimentary instinct for self-preservation keeps him moving, as, sleepless and starved, his hand torn and infected, he creeps from culvert to tool shed to woodpile and at length to Mainz, his native city. One by one his comrades in escape are captured, their dying bodies taken back to hang on six crosses in the courtyard of the camp. The seventh cross waits for Heisler, and waits in...

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