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  • My motive was good: I would buy the pet rabbit, bring it home in a sturdy, escape-proof cage, and voila!

    The Year I Lived In Crete

  • A three-time escapee, he is sentenced to Loki, an “escape-proof” prison, which Doc and his united five companions, of course, escape from.

    Dusk Before the Dawn » 2009 » October

  • Mr. Miller assured me the vial was escape-proof, though he conf essed to the time he dropped one down several flights of stairs in a client's apartment building.

    Sniffing Out Tiny Terrorists

  • Ben Arnold9pm, Channel 4Once a fixture of every holiday season, The Great Escape is a thrilling movie, all the more remarkable for adhering to the engineering truths of the escape of 76 allied prisoners from the Germans' supposedly escape-proof Stalag III prison in Poland.

    TV highlights 28/11/2011:

  • Reality series Destroy Build Destroy and Dude, What Would Happen will be joined by a pair of live-action mysteries centered on teen characters: Unnatural History, due June 13, is set at a Washington museum, while Tower Prep involves a rebellious boy trapped at an escape-proof prep school.

    TV channels are churning out more shows for children

  • Wasn't he being held in a safe, escape-proof environment guarded by U.S. intelligence community agents?

    Haggai Carmon: Ten Questions Regarding the Case of the Missing Iranian Scientist

  • Russell Crowe is John Brennan, her loving, logical and presumably sane husband who leaves conventional logic and all but a semblance of his sanity behind while devising an elaborate plan to break his wife out of an escape-proof Pittsburgh prison.

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  • Transferred from an Illinois jail to an escape-proof state penitentiary in his native Indiana in 1934, Dillinger steals the car of the female county sheriff (Lili Taylor) and drives back across the state line, risking everything for a reunion with Billie.

    A Little Depp'll Do Ya! Johnny Gets His Gun

  • Eventually, Michael Dyke will be sure they are dead - as they may have been all along - having taken with them any chance of finding out what happened the night three men escaped from the country's only escape-proof prison.

    Mystery Still Swirls Around Alcatraz Escape

  • That island prison was built as the country's only escape-proof prison.

    Escape From Alcatraz And A 47-Year Manhunt

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