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The Great Escape (1963) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

John Sturges

Writing Credits  

Paul Brickhill ... (book)
 
James Clavell ... (screenplay) and
W.R. Burnett ... (screenplay)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

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Hannes Messemer ...
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Robert Graf ...
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Hans Reiser ...
Harry Riebauer ...
William Russell ...
Robert Freitag ...
Ulrich Beiger ...
George Mikell ...
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Robert Desmond ...
Til Kiwe ...
Heinz Weiss ...
Tom Adams ...
Karl-Otto Alberty ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Arthur Atkinson ...

Produced by 

John Sturges ... producer
James Clavell ... producer (uncredited)
Walter Mirisch ... executive producer (uncredited)

Music by 

Elmer Bernstein

Cinematography by 

Daniel L. Fapp ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Ferris Webster

Art Direction by 

Fernando Carrere

Set Decoration by 

Kurt Ripberger

Makeup Department 

Emile LaVigne ... makeup artist
Jay Sebring ... hair designer: Steve McQueen, James Garner (uncredited)

Production Management 

Allen K. Wood ... production supervisor
Hubert Fröhlich ... production manager (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Jack N. Reddish ... assistant director
John Flynn ... assistant director (uncredited)
Robert E. Relyea ... second unit director (uncredited)

Art Department 

Frank Agnone ... property

Sound Department 

Wayne Fury ... sound effects editor

Special Effects by 

A. Paul Pollard ... special effects (as Paul Pollard)

Stunts 

Bud Ekins ... stunt double: Steve McQueen, motorcycle jump (uncredited)
Tim Gibbs ... stunts (uncredited)
Chuck Hayward ... stunts (uncredited)
Loren Janes ... stunt double: Steve McQueen (uncredited)
Roy Jenson ... stunts (uncredited)
Carey Loftin ... stunts (uncredited)
Robert E. Relyea ... stunt pilot (uncredited)
Roy N. Sickner ... stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Lothar Winkler ... still photographer (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Bert Henrikson ... wardrobe

Editorial Department 

Don Tomlinson ... assistant film editor

Music Department 

Richard Carruth ... music editor
Michael Andersen ... music copyist (uncredited)
Lloyd Basham ... music copyist (uncredited)
Saundra Berkova ... musician: violin (uncredited)
Elmer Bernstein ... conductor (uncredited)
Harold Brown ... musician: bass (uncredited)
Herman Clebanoff ... musician: violin (uncredited)
Manuel Compinsky ... musician: violin (uncredited)
Dominick Fera ... musician: clarinet (uncredited)
Dominic Fidelibus ... music copyist (uncredited)
Wolfgang Fraenkel ... music copyist (uncredited)
Sam Freed Jr. ... musician: violin (uncredited)
Benny Gill ... musician: violin (uncredited)
Jack Hayes ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Wally Heglin ... music copyist (uncredited)
Robert Helfer ... orchestra manager (uncredited)
Norman Herzburg ... musician: bassoon (uncredited)
Milt Holland ... musician: drums, percussion (uncredited)
Anatol Kaminsky ... musician: violin (uncredited)
Armand Kaproff ... musician: cello (uncredited)
Nathan Kaproff ... musician: violin (uncredited)
Pearl Kaufman ... musician: piano (uncredited)
Milton Kestenbaum ... musician: bass (uncredited)
Manny Klein ... musician: trumpet (uncredited)
Raphael Kramer ... musician: cello (uncredited)
Abe Luboff ... musician: bass (uncredited)
Mitchell Lurie ... musician: clarinet (uncredited)
Edgar Lustgarden ... musician: cello (uncredited)
Roman Maciejewski ... music copyist (uncredited)
Virginia Majewski ... musician: viola (uncredited)
Shelly Manne ... musician: drums, percussion (uncredited)
Jack Marsh ... musician: bassoon (uncredited)
G.R. Menhennick ... musician: viola (uncredited)
Peter Mercurio ... musician: bass (uncredited)
Erno Neufeld ... musician: violin (uncredited)
John Neufeld ... musician: clarinet (uncredited)
Richard Perissi ... musician: french horn (uncredited)
Lee Perrin ... musician: drums, percussion (uncredited)
Uan Rasey ... musician: trumpet (uncredited)
Dorothy Remsen ... musician: harp (uncredited)
Sam Rice ... musician: tuba (uncredited)
Gale Robinson ... musician: french horn (uncredited)
Meyer Rubin ... musician: bass (uncredited)
Martin Ruderman ... musician: flute (uncredited)
Sylvia Ruderman ... musician: flute (uncredited)
Ambrose Russo ... musician: violin (uncredited)
Eudice Shapiro ... musician: violin (uncredited)
Leo Shuken ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Lou Singer ... musician: drums, percussion (uncredited)
Eleanor Slatkin ... musician: cello (uncredited)
Felix Slatkin ... musician: violin (uncredited)
Raymond Turner ... musician: piano (uncredited)
Lloyd Ulyate ... musician: trombone (uncredited)
Paul Van Loan ... music copyist (uncredited)
Seymour Zeldin ... musician: trombone (uncredited)

Other crew 

John Franco ... script supervisor
Robert E. Relyea ... assistant to producer
Wally Floody ... technical advisor (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

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