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Director  Paul Rotha
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Language  Dutch
6.8/10 IMDb

Genres  War film, Black-and-white
Country  Netherlands
The Silent Raid movie poster
Release date  21 December 1962 (1962-12-21)
Writer  Louis De Jong, Paul Rotha
Cast  Ab Abspoel (PTT-monteur Jan), Henk Admiraal (Hein de Zwijger), Chris Baay (Vos), Rob de Vries (Piet Kramer), Kees Brusse (Inspecteur Bakker)
Similar movies  Prison movies, World War II movies

The Silent Raid (Dutch: De Overval) is a 1962 Dutch war film directed by Paul Rotha. It shows a true story from World War II: the raid on Leeuwarden prison of December 8, 1944. Without firing a shot, Dutch resistance members disguised as German SD and their prisoners enter the prison, free 39 prisoners and vanish into the city. The Germans were unable to find any of the organizers or escapees.

The Silent Raid movie scenes

It was entered into the 3rd Moscow International Film Festival. The film was one of the most successful in the Netherlands (1,474,000 tickets sold). The scenario was written by Loe de Jong.

The Silent Raid Else van Epende Groot De Overval The Silent Raid 1962 YouTube

Cast

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  • Ab Abspoel as PTT-monteur Jan
  • Henk Admiraal as Hein de Zwijger
  • Chris Baay as Vos
  • Hetty Beck as Eppie's mother
  • Yoka Berretty as Mies
  • References

    The Silent Raid Wikipedia
    The Silent Raid IMDbThe Silent Raid themoviedb.org


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