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The Resource The great escape, a Mirisch-Alpha picture ; United Artists, (videorecording)

The great escape, a Mirisch-Alpha picture ; United Artists, (videorecording)

Label
The great escape
Title
The great escape
Statement of responsibility
a Mirisch-Alpha picture ; United Artists
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A high-security German prisoner-of-war camp in 1942 holds only known troublemakers and risk-takers, all of whom are determined to pull off the war's most daring escape
Cataloging source
MDK
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Producer/director, John Sturges; music, Elmer Bernstein; screenwriters, James Clavell, W.R. Burnett; director of photography, Daniel L. Fapp; editor, Ferris Webster
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
  • In English and French ; with English, French and Spanish subtitles
  • Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Steve McQueen, James Garner, Richard Attenborough, James Donald, Charles Bronson, Donald Pleasence, James Coburn
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1930-1980
  • 1917-1993
  • 1920-2003
  • 1916-
  • 1911-1992
  • 1899-
  • 1916-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • McQueen, Steve
  • Garner, James
  • Attenborough, Richard
  • Donald, James
  • Bronson, Charles
  • Pleasence, Donald
  • Coburn, James
  • Brickhill, Paul
  • Sturges, John
  • Bernstein, Elmer
  • Clavell, James
  • Burnett, W. R.
  • Webster, Ferris
  • Mirisch Company
  • United Artists Corporation
  • MGM Home Entertainment Inc
Runtime
172
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Feature films
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Escapes
Technique
live action
Label
The great escape, a Mirisch-Alpha picture ; United Artists, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • DVD format, widescreen version
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1963
  • "Based upon the book by Paul Brickhill"--Container
  • For specific features see interactive menu
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm39457373
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (172 min.)
Isbn
9780792838401
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616668028
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
906680
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD ; Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The great escape, a Mirisch-Alpha picture ; United Artists, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • DVD format, widescreen version
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1963
  • "Based upon the book by Paul Brickhill"--Container
  • For specific features see interactive menu
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm39457373
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (172 min.)
Isbn
9780792838401
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616668028
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
906680
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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