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"The most daring escape ever conceived!"

Advantages: A lot of fun
Disadvantages: A bit silly

A review of the 20th Century Fox DVD, available from amazon for less than £3. Year: 1965 Director: Mark Robson Stars: Frank Sinatra, Trevor Howard More information at: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0059885/ IMDB User Rating: 7.1 This is a Hollyw ...

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Saving Ryan's privates

Advantages: Great action sequences
Disadvantages: Slow to start, but gethers pace nicely

...Based on a novel by David Wertheimer, with a story not related to any factual or historic event, Von Ryan's Express stars Frank Sinatra and Trevor Howard and tells the story of survival against the odds in a war torn Europe. Released in 1965, Sinatra p ...

Timbo3107 23.08.2008 · Read full review
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Full Steam Ahead for Freedom.

Advantages: Suspense, Thrills, Humour
Disadvantages: None

"Von Ryan's Express" was released in 1965 by Twentieth Century Fox and directed by Mark Robson, who had previously directed such films as Hell Below Zero (1954) Peyton Place (1958) and The Inn Of The Sixth Happiness (1958) and was to go on to dir ...

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Von Ryans Express

Advantages: clear explanation of what happened during the war
Disadvantages: none

...A moving film, I enjoyed this even though generally i'm not into war. All charachters were clearly explained and the story line easy to follow. Brilliant casting Frank Sinatra as Von Ryan, he seemed to bring the character to life, very believable. He m ...

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Frank Sinatra Can Act?!?!?!

Advantages: Gentle, easy going
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Pretty routine world war 2 war epic that's just a little bit too far out but does allow Frank Sinatra to spread his wings and actually turn in a decent performance. Storywise the setup is a little contrived (Frank ends up being in head prisoner honcho ...

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