FILM : Great Escape, The
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Great Escape, The 1963 Steve McQueen, James Garner, Richard Attenborough, James Donald, Charles Bronson, Donald Pleasence, James Coburn Bavaria and Lower Saxony (Germany)
Director : John Sturges   Production Company : The Mirisch Company  Region : GERMANY

Allied prisoners plan for 250 of their number to escape from a high-security prison camp during World War II.

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Great Escape, The - The film opens with a convoy taking prisoners of war towards Stalag Luft III near the fictional German town of Neustadt.
Great Escape, The

grees001. The film opens with a convoy taking prisoners of war towards Stalag Luft III near the fictional German town of Neustadt.

Great Escape, The - The vehicles arrive at the camp where 76 men would later escape by means of a tunnel. The camp was constructed in a clearing in the Perlacher forest near to the Bavaria Film Studios. Geiselgasteig, Munich in Bavaria.
Great Escape, The

grees002. The vehicles arrive at the camp where 76 men would later escape by means of a tunnel. The camp was constructed in a clearing in the Perlacher forest near to the Bavaria Film Studios. Geiselgasteig, Munich in Bavaria.

Great Escape, The - After the escape and now masquerading as French businessmen, Flight Lieutenant Sandy MacDonald (Gordon Jackson) and Squadron Leader Roger Bartlett (Richard Attenborough) climb the stairs onto the platform at Neustadt station. The now closed Großhesselohe Staatsbahnhof in Pullach.
Great Escape, The

grees003. After the escape and now masquerading as French businessmen, Flight Lieutenant Sandy MacDonald (Gordon Jackson) and Squadron Leader Roger Bartlett (Richard Attenborough) climb the stairs onto the platform at Neustadt station. The now closed Großhesselohe Staatsbahnhof in Pullach.

Great Escape, The - Another escapee, Flight Lieutenant Dennis Cavendish (Nigel Stock), walks past MacDonald and Bartlett. Großhesselohe Staatsbahnhof on the line running between München and Holzkirchen.
Great Escape, The

grees004. Another escapee, Flight Lieutenant Dennis Cavendish (Nigel Stock), walks past MacDonald and Bartlett. Großhesselohe Staatsbahnhof on the line running between München and Holzkirchen.

Great Escape, The - Flight Lieutenant Robert Hendley (James Garner) helps the almost blind Flight Lieutenant Colin Blythe (Donald Pleasence) onto the platform.
Great Escape, The

grees005. Flight Lieutenant Robert Hendley (James Garner) helps the almost blind Flight Lieutenant Colin Blythe (Donald Pleasence) onto the platform.

Great Escape, The - A train approaches as Haynes (Lawrence Montaigne) waits in his disguise. Großhesselohe 'State' station in the municipality of Pullach, Munich.
Great Escape, The

grees006. A train approaches as Haynes (Lawrence Montaigne) waits in his disguise. Großhesselohe 'State' station in the municipality of Pullach, Munich.

Great Escape, The - Searching for the missing prisoners, enemy agents and police arrive at the station.
Great Escape, The

grees007. Searching for the missing prisoners, enemy agents and police arrive at the station.

Great Escape, The - The agents prepare to board the train before departure. Großhesselohe Staatsbahnhof which closed in 1981. Also check out www.thegreatescapelocations.com
Great Escape, The

grees008. The agents prepare to board the train before departure. Großhesselohe Staatsbahnhof which closed in 1981. Also check out www.thegreatescapelocations.com

Great Escape, The - Flying Officer Louis Sedgwick (James Coburn) looks around for his mode of escape from Neustadt. This is Ebersberger Straße in Markt Schwaben.
Great Escape, The

grees009. Flying Officer Louis Sedgwick (James Coburn) looks around for his mode of escape from Neustadt. This is Ebersberger Straße in Markt Schwaben.

Great Escape, The - A home-made bolt cutter is calmly removed from an inside pocket.
Great Escape, The

grees010. A home-made bolt cutter is calmly removed from an inside pocket.

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