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The great escape [videorecording] / United Artists & the Mirisch Company ; produced & directed by John Sturges ; screenplay by James Clavel & W.R. Burnett.

Sturges, John, 1910-1992 (Added Author). McQueen, Steve, 1930-1980 (Added Author). Garner, James, 1928-2014 (Added Author). Attenborough, Richard (Added Author). Donald, James, 1917-1993 (Added Author). Bronson, Charles, 1921-2003 (Added Author). Pleasence, Donald (Added Author). Coburn, James (Added Author). Brickhill, Paul (Added Author). Bernstein, Elmer (Added Author). Clavell, James (Added Author). Burnett, W. R. (William Riley), 1899-1982 (Added Author). Webster, Ferris, 1912-1989 (Added Author). Mirisch Company (Added Author). MGM Home Entertainment Inc. (Added Author). United Artists Corporation (Added Author).

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  • 6 of 7 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Lake County Library District. (Show)
  • 0 of 0 copies available at Lake County Main Library - Lakeview.

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0 current holds with 7 total copies.

Summary:

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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Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (172 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen version.
  • Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc., 2006.
  • Distributor: Distributed by MGM Home Entertainment.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1963.
For specific features see interactive menu.
"Based upon the book by Paul Brickhill"--Container.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Producer/director, John Sturges; music, Elmer Bernstein; screenwriters, James Clavell, W.R. Burnett; director of photography, Daniel L. Fapp; editor, Ferris Webster.
Participant or Performer Note:
Steve McQueen, James Garner, Richard Attenborough, James Donald, Charles Bronson, Donald Pleasence, James Coburn.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD ; Dolby digital.
Language Note:
In English and French ; with English, French and Spanish subtitles.
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Subject: Stalag Luft III > Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 > Prisoners and prisons, German
World War, 1939-1945 > Personal narratives, English
Prisoners of war > Poland > Żagań > Drama.
Escapes
War films
Feature films.
Films for the hearing impaired

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