Escape Me Never

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  • Genre(s): Drama
  • Release year: 1935
  • Running time: 95 min
Escape Me Never is a 1935 British drama film directed by Paul Czinner, produced by Herbert Wilcox, and starring Elisabeth Bergner, Hugh Sinclair and Griffith Jones. The film is an adaptation of the play Escape Me Never by Margaret Kennedy; a later... read more

Escape Me Never is a 1935 British drama film directed by Paul Czinner, produced by Herbert Wilcox, and starring Elisabeth Bergner, Hugh Sinclair and Griffith Jones. The film is an adaptation of the play Escape Me Never by Margaret Kennedy; a later adaptation was the 1947 Warner Bros. version. The score is by William Walton. Bergner was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance, but lost out to Bette Davis. British readers of Film Weekly magazine voted the 1935 Best Performance category in a British movie to her.

Original Release

05/24/1935

Cast

Elisabeth Bergner Gemma Jones
Hugh Sinclair Sebastian Sanger
Griffith Jones Caryl Sanger
Penelope Dudley-Ward Fenella McClean
Irene Vanbrugh Lady Helen McClean
Leon Quartermaine Sir Ivor McClean
Lyn Harding Herr Heinrich
Rosalind Fuller Teremtcherva
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Paul Czinner

Writers

Margaret Kennedy, Robert Cullen, Carl Zuckermann

Cast

Elisabeth Bergner Gemma Jones
Hugh Sinclair Sebastian Sanger
Griffith Jones Caryl Sanger
Penelope Dudley-Ward Fenella McClean
Irene Vanbrugh Lady Helen McClean
Leon Quartermaine Sir Ivor McClean
Lyn Harding Herr Heinrich
Rosalind Fuller Teremtcherva

Producers

Editors

David Lean

1936 Oscar Best Actress in a Leading Role Nominated
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