Previewing 'Great Escape'

The latest KCET Cinema Series selection is 'Great Escape,' a 1963 American flick about an escape by Allied prisoners of war from a German prisoner-of-war camp during World War II, starring Steve McQueen and James Garner.

'Great Escape' Screening Info:

Date/Time:

  • Tuesday, November 12, 2013
    7:00 PM

Guest:

  • Author and producer, Steven Jay Rubin

Location:

  • Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in North Hollywood
    5220 Lankershim Blvd.,
    North Hollywood, CA 91601

Please call (747) 201-5800 for information.

The synopsis:

This year celebrates the 50th anniversary of this 1963 film about an escape by Allied prisoners of war from a German POW camp during World War II. The film is from the Mirisch Company and released by United Artists, and produced and directed by John Sturges. The film stars Steve McQueen, James Garner, Richard Attenborough, Charles Bronson, and of course, James Coburn in the role of Fg. Officer Louis Sedwick.

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