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Charles Bronson as Flight Lt. Danny Velinski 'The Tunnel King' in The Great Escape (1963)

Source: The Official Trailer for "The Great Escape".

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Starring Steve McQueen, James Garner, Richard Attenborough, James Donald, Charles Bronson and Donald Pleasence, "The Great Escape" (also known as "Grande fuga, La", "Gesprengte Ketten") is an Action/Adventure/Drama/History/Thriller/War film directed by John Sturges, and written by James Clavell (screenplay), released on July 04 of 1963 in the USA.

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Photo including Charles Bronson (Flight Lt. Danny Velinski "The Tunnel King") issued from "The Great Escape"
Photo of Charles Bronson as "Flight Lt. Danny Velinski "The Tunnel King"" in "The Great Escape" (1963).
(Source: The Official Trailer)

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Photo of Charles Bronson, who portrays "Flight Lt. Danny Velinski "The Tunnel King"" in "The Great Escape" (1963). The submitter specified that this picture comes from the official trailer of "The Great Escape".

Charles Bronson was an American actor.

As an actor, Charles Bronson has been seen in movies such as X-15, released in 1961 playing Lt. Col. Lee Brandon, Mr. Majestyk (1974) (character: Vince Majestyk), The Stone Killer (1973) portraying Detective Lt. Lou Torrey, Master of the World (1961) (John Strock), Valdez, il mezzosangue (1973) as Chino Valdez, and The People Against O'Hara (1951).

Information about the movie "The Great Escape":

Directed by John Sturges, and written by James Clavell (screenplay), "The Great Escape" (also known as "Grande fuga, La", "Gesprengte Ketten") is an Action/Adventure/Drama/History/Thriller/War film, released in the USA on July 04 of 1963 . Steve McQueen (Capt. Hilts "The Cooler King") is starring, alongside James Garner (Flight Lt. Hendley "The Scrounger"), Richard Attenborough (Squadron Leader Roger Bartlett "Big X"), James Donald (Group Capt. Ramsey "The SBO"), Charles Bronson (Flight Lt. Danny Velinski "The Tunnel King") and Donald Pleasence (Flight Lt. Colin Blythe "The Forger").

Here are memorable quotes from "The Great Escape"
It looks, after all, as if you will see Berlin before I do.(Hannes Messemer/"Col. von Luger")
We have in effect put all our rotten eggs in one basket. And we intend to watch this basket carefully.(Hannes Messemer as "Col. von Luger")

Steve McQueen and John Sturges (director) have also collaborated in Never So Few, released in 1959 portraying Bill Ringa, The Magnificent Seven (1960) in which Steve McQueen plays Vin. As an actor, Steve McQueen has been seen in movies such as The Getaway, released in 1972 in which he portrays Carter 'Doc' McCoy, An Enemy of the People (1978) in which he portrays Doctor Thomas Stockmann, The Sand Pebbles (1966) in which he portrays Jake Holman, Never Love a Stranger (1958) playing Martin Cabell, The Hunter (1980) in which he portrays Ralph 'Papa' Thorson, and Bullitt (1968) portraying Lt. Frank Bullitt.

James Coburn and John Sturges (director) have also been associated in The Magnificent Seven, released in 1960 (Britt). As an actor, James Coburn played in movies such as The President's Analyst, released in 1967 in which he portrays Dr. Sidney Schaefer, Proximity (2001) (character: Jim Corcoran), Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (1993) in which he plays Mr. Crisp, The Honkers (1972) (character: Lew Lathrop), Ragione per vivere e una per morire, Una (1972) portraying Col. Pembroke, and Cross of Iron (1977) in which he plays Unteroffizier/Feldwebel Rolf Steiner.

Film maker: John Sturges

John Sturges was an American director, and producer. John Sturges has directed movies such as The Magnificent Yankee, released in 1950, Never So Few (1959), The Satan Bug (1965), Backlash (1956), Last Train from Gun Hill (1959), and A Girl Named Tamiko (1962).

John Sturges has directed Charles Bronson in Valdez, il mezzosangue, released in 1973 in which Charles Bronson portrays Chino Valdez, The Magnificent Seven (1960) in which Charles Bronson portrays Bernardo O'Reilly, Never So Few (1959) in which Charles Bronson portrays Sgt. John Danforth, The People Against O'Hara (1951).

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Source: The Official Trailer for "The Great Escape".

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