The Great Escape | 1962

Drama, Adaptation
Drama based on Paul Brickhill's factual account of the efforts of Allied prisoners to break out of Stalag Luft North during World War II.
Director: John Sturges
Awards: 1 Oscar nomination. Another 1 win & 1 nomination | full awards »

Cast

... "Cooler King" Hilts

Actor

... "The Scrounger" Hendley

Actor

... "Big X" Bartlett

Actor

... Senior Officer Ramsay

Actor

... Danny Velinski

Actor

... "The Forger" Blythe

Actor

... "The Manufacturer" Sedgwick

Actor

... Ashley-Pitt

Actor

... MacDonald

Actor

... Willie

Actor

... "The Mole" Ives

Actor

... Cavendish

Actor

Company

United Artists Films

Studio

Synopsis

Stalag Luft III is a maximum-security prisoner-of-war camp designed to be escape-proof, but the inmates have a daring plan to bust out hundreds of POWs in one night. Based on a true story.

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