Episode 79: The Great Escape (1963)

Episode 79

Can a POW film achieve the same highs and lows of a battlefield picture? It can when it’s full of cool-guy-allies! On today’s episode Adam, Ben, and John devote their energies to reviewing this 1963 adventure. This film is available on: Amazon, Apple, Youtube, and Roku Next Film: A Private War (2018) Available on: Amazon, […]

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Can a POW film achieve the same highs and lows of a battlefield picture? It can when it’s full of cool-guy-allies! On today’s episode Adam, Ben, and John devote their energies to reviewing this 1963 adventure.

This film is available on:
Amazon, Apple, Youtube, and Roku

Next Film: A Private War (2018)
Available on: Amazon, Apple, Youtube, and your local ibrary.

Produced by Rob Schulte.
Theme music, “WAR” by Edwin Starr, courtesy of Stone Agate Music.
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Art by Nick Ditmore.

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John Roderick, Adam Pranica, and Benjamin Ahr Harrison are exploring titles from the entire history of cinema about every war, big and bigger. They discuss filmmaking, geopolitical history, nerd out about uniforms and equipment, and crack wise the entire time. To the victor go the spoiler alerts!

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