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    The Great Escape out on Blu-ray this June

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    Do, do, do, do, dooo... do, dooo, do, doo, doo... Can you guess what we are humming? Yes, finally, on 3rd June, courtesy of Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, we can all look up at our big screens and say, I can see... I can see perfectly!

    1963 classic The Great Escape is coming out on Blu-ray, the classic war prison escape drama, or alternatively that film which is on the telly every Christmas via your gogglebox.

    Directed by John Sturges, the impressive cast in this MGM Studios production includes Steve McQueen, James Garner, Charles Bronson, James Coburn, Richard Attenborough, Donald Pleasence and David McCallum.

    The three hours plus of extras include a commentary track with the director, cast and crew, Bringing Fact to Fiction featurette, Preparations for Freedom featurette, The Flight to Freedom featurette, A Standing Ovation featurette, The Untold Story featurette, additional interviews
    A Real Virgil Hilts: A Man Called Jones featurette, Return to The Great Escape featurette and trailer.

    Do you really need a synopsis and trailer? Really? Okay...

    In 1943, the Germans opened a maximum security prison-of-war camp, designed to hold even the craftiest escape artists. By doing so, they unwittingly assembled the finest escape team in military history, who worked on what became the largest prison breakout ever attempted.

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