Passage to Marseille
Academy Award winner Humphrey Bogart stars as a French patriot who sacrifices almost everything to fight for his country's freedom in Passage to Marseilles.
World War II—Vichy France.
In a harrowing story told in flashback, happily married French journalist Jean Matrac (Bogart) is framed and sentenced to Devil's island by French Fascists. But Matrac devises a bold escape from the legendary island prison, faces death adrift at sea with fellow escapees, helps the loyal crew of a French merchant ship overcome its pro-Fascist captain then fights for his country as a member of Britain's Royal Air Force.
Based on the novel Men Without a Country by Charles Nordhoff and James Norman Hall.