Von Ryan's Express L'express du Colonel Von Ryan



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Beverly Hills, CA : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2007]
2 videodiscs (117 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
024543440611, 024543440628

Originally released as a motion picture in 1965

disc 1. Feature ; isolated music score track with music cues, slates, count-ins, conductor's instructions ; audio commentary by film, WWII and music historians -- disc 2. Featurettes ; trailers ; TV spots ; still photo gallery

Ryan, an American POW, leads his fellow prisoners on a dangerous escape from the Germans in Italy. Having seemingly made errors of judgment, Ryan has to win the support of the mainly British soldiers he is commanding

Based on the novel by David Westheimer

Special features include isolated score track with commentary by Jon Burlingame, Lem Dobbs, and Nick Redman ; 4 featurettes: Reliving the adventure of Von Ryan's express, Hollywood and its war films, The music of Von Ryan's express, Bringing movies to life: the legacy of Jerry Goldsmith ; original theatrical trailer ; Spanish trailer ; TV spots ; still gallery

Directed by Mark Robson ; music, Jerry Goldsmith

Frank Sinatra, Trevor Howard, Raffaella Carra, Brad Dexter, Sergio Fantoni, John Leyton, Edward Mulhare, James Brolin

MPAA rating: PG

DVD, region 1, NTSC, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono (English, French, or Spanish). Dolby Digital stereo (English)

In English with optional (dubbed) French and Spanish soundtracks; English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned

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