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(1963) (#1037H) Duration: 2:52:10 STEREO

Based on a true story, this movie tells the tale of the largest Allied escape attempt from a German POW camp during WWII. The first half focuses on efforts within Stalag Luft III as the prisoners dig their escape tunnel. The second half focuses on the Gestapo's efforts to track down the over 70 escaped prisoners trying by any means to make their way to England and other countries outside the Third Reich. The epic features an all-star cast, including James Garner as charming Anthony 'The Scrounger' Hendley, Richard Attenborough as Squadron Leader Roger 'Big X' Bartlett, Charles Bronson as Danny 'The Tunnel King' Velinski, Donald Pleasence as Colin 'The Forger' Blythe, James Coburn as Louis 'The Manufacturer' Sedgwick, David McCallum as Eric 'Dispersal' Ashley-Pitt, and Steve McQueen as Capt. Virgil 'The Cooler King' Hilts. Directed by John Sturges.

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    • Scheduled Maintenance 8/21-8/25

      Next week, Sutro Tower will be switching most stations to their auxiliary antennas. KQED TV will be at half power on the lower auxiliary antenna, this will affect some of our Over The Air viewers. Maintenance is scheduled on August 21-25 from 9am through 4pm daily. Thank you for your patience!

    • 6/22-23 Ch9 & Ch54 Virtual ID issues

      (DT9-1 thru 9-3, and DT54-1 thru 54-5) KQED experienced a major technical issue with our Virtual ID info in our signals for DT9 and DT54, beginning apx 4pm Thursday 6/22, which was resolved apx 11am Friday 6/23. As background, almost every TV station in the Bay Area now transmits on a frequency which is different […]

    • 2/22/17: Fremont Peak tower transmissions, including KQET DT25

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Recent storms have taken out dozens of trees on Fremont Peak, which in turn have taken down power lines leading to the transmission tower located on the peak. It has been running on generators for several days, and regular trips are scheduled to re-fuel those generators with gas. However, the truck has […]

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