Known as the great Frank Sinatra's most successful movie, Von Ryan's Express is an adventure packed feat not to be missed! Set during World War II, this 1965 film tells the tale of a squadron of mainly British Allied prisoners who plan, plot and execute a daring mass escape from a prison camp led by a tenacious and determined American Air Force colonel, hijacking a freight train and fleeing through German occupied Italy to Switzerland. Although based on the book by David Westheimer, Von Ryan's Express takes a detour from the plot of the novel, with an entirely different ending and a more upbeat tone altogether. Starring Frank Sinatra and Trevor Howard and directed by Mark Robson, this is one fast paced, suspenseful and stunt studded piece of film perfect for an otherwise quiet Monday in January. Cockpit USA approved!
Movie Monday: Von Ryan's Express
This entry was posted on January 7, 2013.