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The Resource The great escape, a Mirisch-Alpha picture ; produced and directed by John Sturges ; screenplay by James Clavell and W.R. Burnett, (DVD/)

The great escape, a Mirisch-Alpha picture ; produced and directed by John Sturges ; screenplay by James Clavell and W.R. Burnett, (DVD/)

Label
The great escape
Title
The great escape
Statement of responsibility
a Mirisch-Alpha picture ; produced and directed by John Sturges ; screenplay by James Clavell and W.R. Burnett
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
A World War II melodrama about the escape of British and American flyers from a maximum-security German prison camp
Cataloging source
XXA
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
In English, French and Spanish; with English, French and Spanish subtitles
LC call number
PN6120.S42
LC item number
G78635
PerformerNote
Steve McQueen, James Garner, Richard Attenborough, James Donald, Charles Bronson, Donald Pleasance, James Coburn
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1930-1980
  • 1917-1993
  • 1920-2003
  • 1910-1992
  • 1899-1982
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • McQueen, Steve
  • Garner, James
  • Attenborough, Richard
  • Donald, James
  • Bronson, Charles
  • Pleasence, Donald
  • Sturges, John
  • Clavell, James
  • Burnett, W. R.
  • Brickhill, Paul
  • Mirisch Company
  • MGM Home Entertainment Inc
Runtime
172
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Escapes
  • War films
Technique
live action
Label
The great escape, a Mirisch-Alpha picture ; produced and directed by John Sturges ; screenplay by James Clavell and W.R. Burnett, (DVD/)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • 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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Disc 1. Feature film -- disc 2. Special features
Control code
ocm55491926
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed., widescreen.
Extent
2 videodiscs (172 min.)
Isbn
9780792860440
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616905710
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
1006370 MGM Home Entertainment
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)55491926
System details
DVD; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The great escape, a Mirisch-Alpha picture ; produced and directed by John Sturges ; screenplay by James Clavell and W.R. Burnett, (DVD/)
Publication
Note
  • 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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Disc 1. Feature film -- disc 2. Special features
Control code
ocm55491926
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed., widescreen.
Extent
2 videodiscs (172 min.)
Isbn
9780792860440
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616905710
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
1006370 MGM Home Entertainment
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)55491926
System details
DVD; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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