EventsSeniors' Morning at the Movies: The Great Escape

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Seniors' Morning at the Movies: The Great Escape

10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Central Library


Calling all seniors! Do you love to watch classic films based on classic books? Come to the Library’s Montalbano Family Theatre to enjoy a movie with your morning coffee, meet and mingle with other seniors, and chat about classic films and the books that inspired them.

Films, coffee, and book recommendations provided!

Today's screening: The Great Escape (1963)

Watch the trailer here.

In 1943, the Germans opened Stalag Luft North, a maximum security prisoner of war camp designed to hold even the craftiest escape artists. In doing so, however, the Nazis unwittingly assembled the finest escape team in military history - brilliantly portrayed by Steve McQueen, James Garner, Charles Bronson and James Coburn in this film adaptation of the non-fiction book by Paul Brickhill.

Rating: G
Runtime: 172 min

Reserve your copy of The Great Escape (1950) by Paul Brickhill here.

Suitable for:
Book Clubs & Reading Circles
Film Screenings

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