Von Ryan's Express Movie Review Summary

Actors: Frank Sinatra, Trevor Howard, Edward Mulhare, James Brolin

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This is the story of American prisoners of war escaping from an Italian prison camp during World War II on a moving train. The movie has some action, but Frank Sinatra plays the senior officer in charge, and he seems half asleep in the role.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 30%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 50%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1930's-1950's War Thriller    -   Yes Armed Forces:    -   Army Specific to    -   WW II War story:    -   escaping behind enemy lines POW movie?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   military pilot Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   Italy Misc setting    -   moving train

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately messy visuals of dead Kind of violence:    -   guns

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