The Resource Von Ryan's Express, 20th Century-Fox presents a CinemaScope picture ; a Mark Robson production ; screenplay by Wendell Mayes and Joseph Landon ; produced by Saul David ; directed by Mark Robson, (DVD)

Von Ryan's Express, 20th Century-Fox presents a CinemaScope picture ; a Mark Robson production ; screenplay by Wendell Mayes and Joseph Landon ; produced by Saul David ; directed by Mark Robson, (DVD)

Label
Von Ryan's Express
Title
Von Ryan's Express
Statement of responsibility
20th Century-Fox presents a CinemaScope picture ; a Mark Robson production ; screenplay by Wendell Mayes and Joseph Landon ; produced by Saul David ; directed by Mark Robson
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
American combat pilot Col. Joseph Ryan (Sinatra) is shot down over Nazi-controlled Italy and joins U.S. and English WWII troops in a prison camp during the summer of 1943. Given the insulting nickname "Von Ryan" because he initially seems more concerned with surviving than escaping, the colonel eventually leads Allied prisoners, as their new top ranking officer, in a daredevil race for freedom by commandeering an entire German freight train bound for Switzerland, with the Nazis in hot pursuit
Cataloging source
KCK
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, William H. Daniels ; film editor, Dorothy Spencer ; music, Jerry Goldsmith
Dewey number
791.43
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
  • Closed captioned for the hearing impaired; bonus features not closed captioned
  • Spoken languages: English stereo., English mono., French mono.; captions/subtitles: English, Spanish
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.V76x 2001
PerformerNote
Frank Sinatra, Trevor Howard, Raffaella Carra, Brad Dexter, Sergio Fantoni, John Leyton, Edward Mulhare, Wolfgang Preiss
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1913-1978
  • 1915-1998
  • 1916-1988
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Robson, Mark
  • David, Saul
  • Mayes, Wendell
  • Landon, Joseph
  • Sinatra, Frank
  • Howard, Trevor
  • Westheimer, David
  • Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
116
Series statement
Fox war classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
World War, 1939-1945
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Von Ryan's Express, 20th Century-Fox presents a CinemaScope picture ; a Mark Robson production ; screenplay by Wendell Mayes and Joseph Landon ; produced by Saul David ; directed by Mark Robson, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by David Westheimer
  • Originally produced as a motion picture, c1965
  • Anamorphic widescreen (aspect ration: 2.35:1)
  • Bonus features: interactive menus, scene selection, original theatrical trailer, Fox flix
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocm48567190
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 116 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543030034
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
2003003
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Von Ryan's Express, 20th Century-Fox presents a CinemaScope picture ; a Mark Robson production ; screenplay by Wendell Mayes and Joseph Landon ; produced by Saul David ; directed by Mark Robson, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by David Westheimer
  • Originally produced as a motion picture, c1965
  • Anamorphic widescreen (aspect ration: 2.35:1)
  • Bonus features: interactive menus, scene selection, original theatrical trailer, Fox flix
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocm48567190
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 116 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543030034
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
2003003
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD

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