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The Great Escape

(1963)

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| Film | USA | Colour | Adventure, Drama, History | 2h 52min |
A
| Stars: Steve McQueen, James Garner, Richard Attenborough | Director: John Sturges

Allied prisoners plan to escape from a German prison camp

Cast

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Steve McQueen
Hilts ‘The Cooler King’
James Garner
Hendley ‘The Scrounger’
British actor Richard Attenborough in a publicity shot
Bartlett ‘Big X’
James Donald
Ramsey ‘The SBO’
Charles Bronson
Danny ‘Tunnel King’
Donald Pleasence
Blythe ‘The Forger’
James Coburn
Sedgwick ‘Manufacturer’
Hannes Messemer
Von Luger ‘The Kommandant’
David McCallum
Ashley-Pitt ‘Dispersal’
Gordon Jackson
MacDonald ‘Intelligence’
John Leyton
Willie ‘Tunnel King’
Angus Lennie
Ives ‘The Mole’
Ted Edwards (Nigel Stock) in a scene from It Always Rains on Sunday (1947)
Cavendish ‘The Surveyor’
Robert Graf
Werner ‘The Ferret’
Jud Taylor
Goff
Hans Reiser
Herr Kuhn
Harry Riebauer
Strachwitz
William Russell
Sorren
Robert Freitag
Capt Posen
Ulrich Beiger
Preissen
George Mikell
Lt Dietrich
Lawrence Montaigne
Haynes
Robert Desmond
Griffith ‘Tailor’
Til Kiwe
Frick
Heinz Weiss
Kramer
Tom Adams
Dai Nimmo
Karl-Otto Alberty
SS Officer Steinach
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Pictures

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Main title from The Great Escape (1963) (19). This is a true story. Although the characters are composites of real men, and time and place have been compressed, every detail of the escape is the way it really happened
Main title from The Great Escape (1963) (18). Produced and directed by John Sturges
Main title from The Great Escape (1963) (17). Screen play by James Clavell and W R Burnett
Main title from The Great Escape (1963) (16). Based on the book by Paul Brickhill
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Main title from The Great Escape (1963) (9). Nigel Stock, Robert Graf, Jud Taylor
Main title from The Great Escape (1963) (8). Gordon Jackson, John Leyton, Angus Lennie
Main title from The Great Escape (1963) (7). James Coburn, Hannes Messemer, David McCallum
Main title from The Great Escape (1963) (6). Co-starring James Donald, Charles Bronson, Donald Pleasence
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Main title from The Great Escape (1963) (4). Richard Attenborough in
Main title from The Great Escape (1963) (3). James Garner
Main title from The Great Escape (1963) (2). Steve McQueen
Main title from The Great Escape (1963) (1). The Mirisch Company presents

Production

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John Sturges
Director / Producer
W R Burnett
Writer
Paul Brickhill
Writer (based on the book by) / Writer (book)
James Clavell
Producer / Writer (screen play by) / Writer (screenplay)

Companies

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Alpha
Production company
The Great Escape (1963) opening credits (1)
The Mirisch Company
Production company
United Artists
Distribution company