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Nebraska City News-Press - Nebraska City, NE
  • Crawford schedules 50th anniversary tribute to the film "The Great Escape"

  • Omaha film historian Bruce Crawford has scheduled his 33rd classic film salute with the 50th anniversary of The Great Escape.Co-star David McCallum will help introduce the film and talk about his career in television and the CBS series NCIS. There will also be on display, a replica of the famous motorcycle Ste...
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  • Omaha film historian Bruce Crawford has scheduled his 33rd classic film salute with the 50th anniversary of The Great Escape.
    Co-star David McCallum will help introduce the film and talk about his career in television and the CBS series NCIS.
     There will also be on display, a replica of the famous motorcycle Steve McQueen rode in the film , and the now iconic scenes of him jumping the fences on his cycle to gain his freedom.
    Artist Nicolosi will again unveil a U.S.Postal Service Commemorative Envelope honoring the film.
    The event is 7 p.m Nov. 9th at the Joslyn Art Museum's WItherspoon Hall theater 2200 Dodge St. Omaha NE.
    A benefit for the Nebraska Kidney Association Tickets are $22 and available at all Omaha Hy Vee food stores customer service counters and also at the Nebraska Kidney Association.
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