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The Resource The great escape, Mirisch Company presents ; screen play by James Clavell and W.R. Burnett ; produced and directed by John Sturges

The great escape, Mirisch Company presents ; screen play by James Clavell and W.R. Burnett ; produced and directed by John Sturges

Label
The great escape
Title
The great escape
Statement of responsibility
Mirisch Company presents ; screen play by James Clavell and W.R. Burnett ; produced and directed by John Sturges
Contributor
Actor
Art director
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
One of the most exciting adventure tales ever told, this action epic recounts the planning, execution, and aftermath of a daring true-life escape from a German prisoner-of-war camp during World War II, in which 250 men attempted to tunnel their way to freedom
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Member of
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TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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Great escape (Motion picture)
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Credits note
Music, Elmer Bernstein ; director of photography, Daniel L. Fapp ; art director, Fernando Carrere ; film editor, Ferris Webster
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Rating: Not rated
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.G74 2020
PerformerNote
Steve McQueen, James Garner, Richard Attenborough, James Donald, Charles Bronson, Donald Pleasance, James Coburn, Hannes Messemer, David McCallum, Gordon Jackson, John Leyton, Angus Lennie, Nigel Stock, Robert Graf, Jud Taylor, Hans Reiser, Harry Riebauer, William Russell, Robert Freitag, Ulrich Beiger, George Mikell, Lawrence Montaigne, Robert Desmond, Til Kiwe, Heinz Weiss, Tom Adams, Karl-Otto Alberty
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  • 1910-1992
  • 1899-1982
  • 1912-1989
  • 1930-1980
  • 1928-2014
  • 1917-1993
  • 1921-2003
  • 1933-
  • 1923-1990
  • 1930-2014
  • 1923-1966
  • 1932-2008
  • 1919-1992
  • 1921-1999
  • 1924-
  • 1916-
  • 1918-1996
  • 1929-2020
  • 1931-
  • 1928-2002
  • 1915-1995
  • 1921-2010
  • 1938-2014
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  • Sturges, John
  • Clavell, James
  • Burnett, W. R.
  • Fapp, Daniel
  • Bernstein, Elmer
  • Webster, Ferris
  • Carrere, Fernando
  • McQueen, Steve
  • Garner, James
  • Attenborough, Richard
  • Donald, James
  • Bronson, Charles
  • Pleasence, Donald
  • Coburn, James
  • Messemer, Hannes
  • McCallum, David
  • Jackson, Gordon
  • Leyton, John
  • Lennie, Angus
  • Stock, Nigel
  • Graf, Robert
  • Taylor, Jud
  • Reiser, Hans
  • Riebauer, Harry
  • Russell, William
  • Freitag, Robert
  • Beiger, Ulrich
  • Mikell, George
  • Montaigne, Lawrence
  • Desmond, Robert
  • Kiwe, Til
  • Weiss, Heinz
  • Adams, Tom
  • Alberty, Karl Otto
  • Brickhill, Paul
  • Mirisch Company
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
172
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
1027
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  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Prisoners of war
  • Prisoner-of-war escapes
  • Escaped prisoners of war
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Prisoners of war
  • Prisoner-of-war escapes
  • Escaped prisoners of war
Technique
live action
Label
The great escape, Mirisch Company presents ; screen play by James Clavell and W.R. Burnett ; produced and directed by John Sturges
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from title frame
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1963
  • Based on the book by Paul Brickhill
  • Widescreen (2.35:1 aspect ratio)
  • New, restored 4k digital transfer
  • Special features: 4K digital restoration; commentary soundtrack with Bruce Eder, John Sturges, Elmer Bernstein, Robert E. Relyea and Bud Ekins (1991); commentary soundtrack with Steven Jay Rubin, Robert E. Relyea, James Coburn, James Garner, David McCallum, Donald Pleasance, Jud Taylor, Fernando Carrere, Bud Ekins, and Hillard Ekins (2003); The Great escape: heroes under ground (directed and written by Frankie Glass; a four-part 2001 documentary about the real-life escape from the Stalag Luft III prisoner-of-war camp during World War II, including interviews with POWs held there); The real Virgil Hilts: a man called Jones (a 2001 program on the United States Army Air Forces pilot David Jones, the inspiration for Steve McQueen's character in the film); Return to The great escape (a 1993 program featuring interviews with Coburn, Garner, and actors David McCallum and Jud Taylor); interview with film critic Michael Sragow discussing John Sturge's career and the production of The great escape; trailer; on insert, an essay by critic Sheila O'Malley
Accompanying material
1 insert.
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1144935998
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Blu-ray special edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (172 min.)
Isbn
9781681437170
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515245814
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC3145BD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)1144935998
System details
Blu-ray; region A; 16:9 widescreen (2.35:1 aspect ratio) presentation; monaural or DTS-HD Master audio, 5.1 surround; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
The great escape, Mirisch Company presents ; screen play by James Clavell and W.R. Burnett ; produced and directed by John Sturges
Publication
Note
  • Title from title frame
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1963
  • Based on the book by Paul Brickhill
  • Widescreen (2.35:1 aspect ratio)
  • New, restored 4k digital transfer
  • Special features: 4K digital restoration; commentary soundtrack with Bruce Eder, John Sturges, Elmer Bernstein, Robert E. Relyea and Bud Ekins (1991); commentary soundtrack with Steven Jay Rubin, Robert E. Relyea, James Coburn, James Garner, David McCallum, Donald Pleasance, Jud Taylor, Fernando Carrere, Bud Ekins, and Hillard Ekins (2003); The Great escape: heroes under ground (directed and written by Frankie Glass; a four-part 2001 documentary about the real-life escape from the Stalag Luft III prisoner-of-war camp during World War II, including interviews with POWs held there); The real Virgil Hilts: a man called Jones (a 2001 program on the United States Army Air Forces pilot David Jones, the inspiration for Steve McQueen's character in the film); Return to The great escape (a 1993 program featuring interviews with Coburn, Garner, and actors David McCallum and Jud Taylor); interview with film critic Michael Sragow discussing John Sturge's career and the production of The great escape; trailer; on insert, an essay by critic Sheila O'Malley
Accompanying material
1 insert.
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1144935998
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Blu-ray special edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (172 min.)
Isbn
9781681437170
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515245814
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC3145BD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)1144935998
System details
Blu-ray; region A; 16:9 widescreen (2.35:1 aspect ratio) presentation; monaural or DTS-HD Master audio, 5.1 surround; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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