La grande illusion

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La grande illusion movie poster.

Movie (1937)
English title: Grand Illusion

Jean Gabin (Le lieutenant Maréchal)
Dita Parlo (Elsa - Farm Woman)
Pierre Fresnay (Le captaine de Boeldieu)
Erich von Stroheim (Le captaine von Rauffenstein)
Julien Carette (Cartier)
Marcel Dalio (Le lieutenant Rosenthal)

During the First World War, two French soldiers are captured and imprisoned in a German POW camp. Several escape attempts follow until they are sent to a seemingly impenetrable fortress which seems impossible to escape from.

Unidentified Aircraft


Farman F.40

Please note that a Squadron using Maurice Farman aircrafts was named MFxx but there was never a MF902 one.
Later, Maréchal and de Boëldieu are shot down at the controls of a plane identified as a Caudron by von Rauffenstein.


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