The Great Escape

The Great Escape (1963)

Put a fence in front of these men... and they'll climb it!

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The Nazis, exasperated at the number of escapes from their prison camps by a relatively small number of Allied prisoners, relocate them to a high-security 'escape-proof' camp to sit out the remainder of the war. Undaunted, the prisoners plan one of the most ambitious escape attempts of World War II. Based on a true story.

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    Sound Richard Carruth Music Editor
    Editing Ferris Webster Editor
    Production Allen K. Wood Production Supervisor
    Camera Daniel L. Fapp Director of Photography
    Sound Elmer Bernstein Original Music Composer
    Art Fernando Carrere Art Direction
    Crew Robert E. Relyea Production Office Assistant
    Costume & Make-Up Emile LaVigne Makeup Artist
    Directing John Sturges Director
    Production John Sturges Producer
    Production Walter Mirisch Executive Producer
    Crew A. Paul Pollard Special Effects
    Art Kurt Ripberger Set Decoration
    Directing Jack N. Reddish Assistant Director
    Writing James Clavell Screenplay
    Production James Clavell Producer
    Writing Paul Brickhill Novel
    Writing W.R. Burnett Screenplay
    Directing John Franco Script Supervisor
    Costume & Make-Up Bert Henrikson Wardrobe Supervisor
    Sound Wayne Fury Sound Effects Editor
    Art Frank Agnone Property Master
    Editing Don Tomlinson Assistant Editor
    Sound Sam Freed Jr. Musician