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Action and adventure films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Personal narratives, English Drama
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Steve McQueen; James Garner; Richard Attenborough; James Donald; Charles Bronson; Donald Pleasence; John Sturges; James Clavell; W R Burnett; Paul Brickhill; Mirisch Company.; MGM Home Entertainment Inc.
|Language Note:||In English, French and Spanish; with English, French and Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.|
|Notes:||Originally released as a motion picture in 1963.
"Based on the book by Paul Brickhill"--Insert.
Special features include: (disc 1) audio commentary by director John Sturges; cast & crew bios; trivia track --(disc 2) documentaries "The great escape: the untold story" and "The real Virgil Hilts: a man called Jones"; featurettes: "Return to the Great escape", "Preparations for freedom", "A standing ovation", "Bringing fact to fiction", and "The flight to freedom"; photo gallery; original theatrical trailer.
|Credits:||Director of photography, Daniel L. Fapp; music, Elmer Bernstein; editor, Ferris Webster.|
|Cast:||Steve McQueen, James Garner, Richard Attenborough, James Donald, Charles Bronson, Donald Pleasance, James Coburn.|
|Target Audience:||MPAA rating: Not rated.|
|Description:||2 videodiscs (172 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Details:||DVD; Dolby Digital mono, 5.1; widescreen (2.35:1).|
|Contents:||Disc 1. Feature film --
disc 2. Special features.
|Other Titles:||The great escape|
|Responsibility:||a Mirisch-Alpha picture ; produced and directed by John Sturges ; screenplay by James Clavell and W.R. Burnett.|
|Local System Bib Number:||
A World War II melodrama about the escape of British and American flyers from a maximum-security German prison camp.
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