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Title Great escape [(DVD) videorecording] / WGBH Boston Video ; produced by David Dugan ; written and directed by Mark Radice.

Publication Info. [Boston, Mass.] : WGBH Boston Video, [2005]
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult DVD Nonfiction  940.54 GRE    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult DVD Nonfiction  940.54 GRE    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (60 min.) : sound, color with black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Nova
Colección NOVA.
System Details DVD; Dolby digital; with pdf format documentation requiring Adobe Acrobat Reader.
DVD-ROM system information on container.
Language Closed captioned.
Described video for the visually impaired.
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.
Note Special DVD-ROM features: printable materials for educators in pdf format, access to Nova web site.
For specific features see interactive menu.
Subject DVDs.
World War, 1939-1945 -- History -- Videodiscs.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners -- Escapes -- Videodiscs.
Prisoner-of-war escapes -- History -- Videodiscs.
Films for people with visual disabilities -- Videodiscs.
Local Subject DESCRIBED VIDEOS.
Genre Documentary films Videodiscs.
Added Author Dugan, David.
Radice, Mark.
WGBH Boston Video.
Note Title on container: Great escape : the most daring allied prison escape of World War II
Added Title Nova (Television program)
ISBN 1593752016
Music No. WG38169 WGBH Boston Video
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