Terrifying and True!
The Nazi war machine storms across Europe and f-rces the world into its bloodiest conflict. In Berlin, determined young idealists risk their lives to publish anti-Nazi newsletters. Karl Bach (Alan Ladd) doubts that his friends in the resistance will convince the public to turn against the Third Reich, but is recruited to the cause by their visionary leader, Hans. Karl's worst fears are realized, however, when their activities are discovered by Hitler's SS. When the entire group is arrested, d, and thrown into a concentration camp, Karl plots a daring escape.
A propaganda film released at the dawn of World War II, Beast of Berlin boasts the first credited screen appearance by Alan Ladd. The actor's good looks and onscreen intensity enabled him to quickly gain popularity. By the time he made Shane (1953) he had become one of Hollywood's royalty.