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Allied prisoners of war plan for several hundred of their number to escape from a German camp during World War II.
The motorcycle scenes were not based on real life but were added at Steve McQueen's suggestion.
Come on, Roger. We all know the score here, at least... most of us do. Your idea of this escape is to... start another front, to foul up the Germans behind the lines. All right, that's fine, that's fine. But once we get passed that barbed wire, once...
There's no part in the German-Swiss border where you can see the Alps or any mountains like those in the film.
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