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The Great Escape

Author: John SturgesJames ClavellW R BurnettSteve McQueenJames GarnerAll authors
Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment, [1998]. ©1963
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Widescreen versionView all editions and formats
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A fictionalized version of the unprecedented escape from Stalag Luft III. A high-security German prisoner-of-war camp in 1942 holds only known troublemakers and risk-takers, all of whom are determined to pull off the war's most daring escape.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
War films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Films for the hearing impaired
Film adaptations
Drama
Personal narratives, English Drama
Teatro
Named Person: Paul Brickhill; W R Burnett
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John Sturges; James Clavell; W R Burnett; Steve McQueen; James Garner; Richard Attenborough; James Donald; Charles Bronson; Donald Pleasence; James Coburn; David McCallum; Gordon Jackson; John Leyton; Paul Brickhill; Elmer Bernstein; Ferris Webster; Daniel Fapp; Mirisch Company.; United Artists Corporation.; MGM Home Entertainment Inc.,
ISBN: 0792838408 9780792838401
OCLC Number: 39457373
Language Note: In English and French ; with English, French and Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1963.
Based upon the book by Paul Brickhill.
Credits: Music, Elmer Bernstein ; director of photography, Daniel L. Fapp ; editor, Ferris Webster.
Performer(s): Steve McQueen, James Garner, Richard Attenborough, James Donald, Charles Bronson, Donald Pleasence, James Coburn, David McCallum, Gordon Jackson, John Leyton.
Target Audience: PG.
Description: 1 videodisc (172 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1 ; Dolby digital.
Contents: Bonus tracks. Documentary on the making of the film --
Production notes --
Original theatrical trailer.
Other Titles: Great escape (Motion picture)
Responsibility: the Mirisch Company presents ; screen play by James Clavell and W.R. Burnett ; produced and directed by John Sturges.

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A fictionalized version of the unprecedented escape from Stalag Luft III. A high-security German prisoner-of-war camp in 1942 holds only known troublemakers and risk-takers, all of whom are determined to pull off the war's most daring escape.

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