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    The Great Escape (United Artists, 1963). Lobby Card Set of 8 (11" X 14").
    One of the greatest action pictures ever made, this film, based on a true story, recounts the efforts of a group of prisoner of war camp inmates to stage a mass escape during World War II. With an all-star cast, including Steve McQueen, James Garner, Richard Attenborough, Charles Bronson, Donald Pleasance, James Coburn, and David McCallum, director John Sturges consulted several real-life POWs in order to make his film as realistic as possible, including Wally "The Tunnel King" Floody, and actor Donald Pleasance, a former RAF pilot, who had been shot down, captured, and tortured by the Nazis during the war. Offered here is a great set of lobby cards from this always-popular film. Three cards show pinholes in the corners, and one card has a small hole in the center and a water stain in the bottom border. Aside from these small flaws, the cards are in excellent shape, just waiting to become an important part of your collection. Fine/Very Fine.


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