|Oliver Reed||Hannibal Brooks|
|Michael J. Pollard||Packy|
|Wolfgang Preiss||Col. von Haller|
A British prisoner of war is assigned to take care of an elephant in a zoo. Along with an American and an Austrian he escapes with the elephant and heads for the Swiss border. They use the elephant to gain access across the border. A Polish girl betrays them and aligns herself with the Nazis.