Reviews and Articles
  • Log in to Add Reviews, Videos, Etc
  • Places to Buy

    Searching for products...

    About This Item

    Unique ID Code: 0000033930
    Added by: DVD Reviewer
    Added on: 8/5/2002 15:45
    View Changes

    Von Ryan´s Express (UK)

    8 / 10
    1 vote cast
    Rate this item
    Inline Image

    An American POW leads a group mainly British prisoners to escape from the Germans in WWII
    Certificate: PG
    Running Time: 112 mins
    Retail Price: £15.99
    Release Date:

    Ol` Blue-Eyes, Frank Sinatra, leads the line-up in this classic World War 2 epic, with not a song in sight. He portrays Colonel Joseph Ryan, an American POW charged with leading a dangerous escape attempt from a German camp in Italy. Nicknamed `Von Ryan` for his initial concessions to the jailers, his hardest task may be to win the support of the mainly British soldiers under his command. In the shadow of the beautiful Italian Alps, Ryan takes control of a train and heads for Switzerland with the Germans in hot pursuit. Adapted from a best-selling novel and featuring a strong multi-national cast, Von Ryan`s Express is suspenseful and action-packed, with spectacular special effects.

    Special Features:
    Theatrical Trailer

    Video Tracks:
    Widescreen Letterbox 2.35:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital Stereo 2.0 English

    Directed By:
    Mark Robson

    Written By:

    John Leyton
    Sergio Fantoni
    Brad Dexter
    Raffaella Carrà
    Trevor Howard
    Frank Sinatra

    Soundtrack By:
    Jerry Goldsmith

    Director of Photography:
    William H. Daniels

    Dorothy Spencer

    Saul David

    Executive Producer:
    Mark Robson

    Twentieth Century Fox

    Your Opinions and Comments

    Be the first to post a comment!