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The Great Escape (The Criterion Collection)(Blu-ray)(Region A)(Pre-order / May 12)

The Great Escape (The Criterion Collection)(Blu-ray)(Region A)(Pre-order / May 12)
 
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The Great Escape Blu-ray
Criterion | 1963 | 172 min | Not rated | May 12, 2020

Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Resolution: 1080p
Original aspect ratio: 2.35:1

Audio
English: LPCM Mono
English: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1

Subtitles
English SDH

Discs
Blu-ray Disc
Single disc (1 BD-50)
UPC 715515245814


The Great Escape (1963)

Allied prisoners of war plan for several hundred of their number to escape from a German camp during World War II.

Director: John Sturges
Writers: Paul Brickhill, James Clavell, W.R. Burnett
Starring: Steve McQueen, James Garner, Richard Attenborough, James Donald, Charles Bronson, Donald Pleasence


Special Features and Technical Specs:
- NEW 4K RESTORATION OF THE FILM, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray
- Alternate 5.1 surround soundtrack, presented in DTS-HD Master Audio on the Blu-ray
- Two audio commentaries, one from 1991, featuring director John Sturges and composer Elmer Bernstein; the other, from 2004, featuring actors James Coburn, James Garner, and Donald Pleasence
- New interview with critic Michael Sragow
- "The Great Escape": Heroes Underground, a four-part 2001 documentary about the real-life escape from the Stalag Luft III prisoner-of-war camp during World War II, including interviews with POWs held there
- The Real Virgil Hilts: A Man Called Jones, a 2001 program on the United States Army Air Forces pilot David Jones, the inspiration for Steve McQueen's character in the film
- Return to "The Great Escape," a 1993 program featuring interviews with Coburn, Garner, actors David McCallum and Jud Taylor, stuntman Bud Ekins, and McQueen's son, Chad McQueen
- Trailer
- PLUS: An essay by critic Sheila O'Malley

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