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UW Cinematheque - Special Presentations

The Great Escape | USA | 1963 | 35mm | 168 min. Director: John Sturges

Event Details

Thursday, February 27, 2020
7 p.m.
4070 Vilas Hall
Cast: Steve McQueen, James Garner, Richard Attenborough
A group of Allied POWs attempt a daring escape from a Nazi prison. Pooling their talents the soldiers try to stay one step ahead of their captors. Skilled direction and an all-star cast helped make this rousing action movie one of the most successful and memorable releases of the 1960s.