Based on a true story, this highly sought-after, made-for-TV World War II drama follows American officer Major Harry Cook (Doug McClure) as he's captured while aiding defecting Norwegian scientist Halden Brevik (Rene Auberjonois), who's been working with the Nazis on the atomic bomb. Locked inside Colditz Castle, Cook and Brevik mount an escape that involves using a makeshift glider to fly to Switzerland. Richard Basehart, Chuck Connors, Max Baer, Jr., Tom Skerritt also star. AKA: "The Birdmen," "Escape of the Birdmen." 85 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English.