Great Escapes of World War II


2h 1997

Brief Synopsis

Documentary chronicles courageous and heroic acts of World War II. The segments include: The Great Escape from Stalag Luft III which inspired the film of the same name; Escape Stories of the Resistance, which include the elite British unit called the "Moon Squadron" and a profile of French Resistanc

Film Details

Release Date
1997

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

Documentary chronicles courageous and heroic acts of World War II. The segments include: The Great Escape from Stalag Luft III which inspired the film of the same name; Escape Stories of the Resistance, which include the elite British unit called the "Moon Squadron" and a profile of French Resistance leader, Lucie Aubrac; Arizona POW Escape in which 25 German POW's escaped a U.S. prison on Christmas Eve 1944; and Dunkirk, the massive escape of over 330,000 men saved by civilian seaman and Navy ships.

Crew

Martine Anderson

Translation

Michael W Andrews

Editor

Elly Beintema

Film And Stills Research

Mary Benjamin

Co-Producer

Judith Blatchford

Segment Producer

Troy Bogert

Avid Assistant Editor

Nathalie Borgers

Film And Stills Research

Tom Buckley

Field Engineer

Anit Chan

Production Accountant

Sam Diamond

Field Engineer

Michael Dolan

National Archive Research

Peter Dubois

Field Engineer

Stephen Faigenbaum

Story Consultant (France)

Stephen Faigenbaum

Production Consultant (France)

Julia Fought

Post-Production Assistant

James Goddard

Field Engineer

Graham Gordy

Research Assistant

Thiery A Grassiolet

Translation

Steve Gray

Field Camera

Lauren Herz

Production Assistant

Dawn Jones

Post-Production Assistant

Sean Keeping

Field Engineer

Wojtek Kozlowski

Field Camera

Peter Krajewski

Translation

Shinaan S Krakowsky

General Counsel

Melinda Lawton

Graphic Design

Steven Lewis

Executive In Charge Of Production

Eric H Lindstrom

Co-Producer

Manny Madla

Senior Avid Assistant Editor

Zeljo Marasovich

Music

Eric Marquis

Field Camera

Steve Martin

Photographic Consultant

Ronald N Miller

Post-Production Audio

Bryan Neumeister

Field Camera

Craig Plachy

Post-Production Audio

Jim Quattrock

Field Camera

Robert Senkel

Post-Production Manager

Karl Siber

Production Coordinator (Germany)

Larry Silver

Post-Production Assistant

Lee Snogles

Intern

Chris Stone

Music

Louis C Tarantino

Production Coordinator

Nick Walker

Field Engineer

Wayne Weiss

Field Producer

Blaine Williams

Post-Production Coordinator

Bradley C Williams

Production Assistant

Lois Yaffee

Coordinating Producer

Al Zimmerman

Historical Consultant

Film Details

Release Date
1997

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Quotes

Trivia