Passage to Marseille

Passage to Marseille

  • 1944
  • Approved
  • 109 min
  • USA
  • adventure, drama, war

Five patriotic convicts are helped to escape imprisonment in Devil's Island so they can fight for occupied Free French forces against the Nazis.

Director: Michael Curtiz

Writers: Casey Robinson, Jack Moffitt

Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Claude Rains, Michèle Morgan, Philip Dorn, Sydney Greenstreet

Sort of a class reunion of Casablanca, but not as good, reuniting Bogart, director Curtiz and other key players of that cult picture.

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  • Michael Curtiz
    Michael Curtiz
    Michael Curtiz (December 24, 1886 - April 10, 1962) was a Hungarian-American film director. He directed more than fifty films in Europe and more than one hundred in the United States. The best-known were The Adventures of Robin Hood, Angels with Dirty Faces, Casablanca, Yankee Doodle Dandy, and White Christmas. He thrived in the heyday of the Warner Bros. studio in the 1930s and '40s. He was...

Main Cast


Motion Picture Rating: Approved

Genres: adventure, drama, war

Keywords: escape, devil's island

Categories: wrongful conviction, redemption, ex convict, world war two, free french, escape, cayenne french guiana, devil's island, escaped convict, panama canal


Producer: Hal B. Wallis

Director of photography: James Wong Howe

Original music composer: Max Steiner

Executive producer: Jack Warner

Details and Technical Specs

Runtime: 109 min

Country: USA

Language: English, French, German, Spanish

Sound Mix: Mono

Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1

Color: Black and White

Also Known As

  • Il giuramento dei forzati (IT)