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Title The great escape [videorecording] / a Windfall Films production for Nova/WGBH Boston ; produced by David Dugan ; written and directed by Mark Radice.

Imprint [Boston] : WGBH Boston Video, [2005]


Description 1 videodisc (ca. 60 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Described video for the visually impaired.
Special DVD-ROM features: printable materials for educators in pdf format, access to Nova web site.
Contents Introduction -- Prisoners of war at Stalag Luft III -- Digging Tom, Dick, and Harry -- Escape equipment and supplies -- Excavation -- The great escape.
Summary The feature film The great escape was based on this true event. Over six hundred Allied prisoners dug three highly sophisticated tunnels in a plan to escape from Stalag Luft III. On the night of March 24, 1944 two hundred prisoners began their escape. The German guards spotted the seventy-seventh man coming out of the tunnel, but seventy-six prisoners made their escape.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD; Dolby Digital, letterboxed; with pdf format documentation requiring Adobe Acrobat Reader.
DVD-ROM system information on container.
Language Closed-captioned.
Subject Stalag Luft III.
Concentration camp escapes -- Poland.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Films for people with visual disabilities
Added Author Dugan, David.
Radice, Mark.
Windfall Films (Firm)
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
WGBH Video (Firm)
Added Title Nova (Television program)
ISBN 1593752016
Standard No. 783421381698
Music No. WG38169 WGBH Boston Video

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