Directed by: John Sturges
Year: 1963
Time: 172 min.
 
Series: The Criterion Collection
Edition #: 1027
Release Date: May 12 2020
MSRP: $39.95
 
Blu-ray
1 Disc | BD-50
2.35:1 ratio
English 1.0 PCM Mono
English 5.1 DTS-HD MA Surround
Subtitles: English
Region A
 
 Audio commentary from 1991, featuring director John Sturges and composer Elmer Bernstein   Audio commentary from director John Sturges, assistant director Robert Relyea, actors Donald Pleasance, James Garner, James Coburn, Jud Taylor and David McCallum, production designer Fernando Carrere, Steve McQueen’s manager Hilly Elkins, and motorcycle stuntman Bud Elkins   New interview with critic Michael Sragow   “The Great Escape”: Heroes Underground, a four-part 2001 documentary about the real-life escape from the Stalag Luft III prisoner-of-war camp during World War II, including interviews with POWs held there   The Real Virgil Hilts: A Man Called Jones, a 2001 program on the United States Army Air Forces pilot David Jones, the inspiration for Steve McQueen’s character in the film   Return to “The Great Escape,” a 1993 program featuring interviews with James Coburn, James Garner, actors David McCallum and Jud Taylor, stuntman Bud Elkins, and McQueen’s son, Chad McQueen   Original theatrical trailer   An essay by critic Sheila O’Malley