Directed by John Sturges, this film boasts an all-star cast which includes Steve McQueen, James Coburn, Richard Attenborough, Charles Bronson, Donald Pleasence and James Garner.
A perennial Christmas TV favorite, The Great Escape is a joy to watch for the first time and on subsequent revisits.
As always, we recommend you don’t ruin any surprises by reading spoilers or watching this trailer:
Title: The Great Escape
Direction: John Sturges
Screenplay: James Clavell, W. R. Burnett, Walter Newman
Cinematography: Daniel L. Fapp
Editing: Ferris Webster
Score: Elmer Bernstein
Stars: Steve McQueen, James Garner, Richard Attenborough, James Donald, Charles Bronson, Donald Pleasence, James Coburn