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Von Ryan’s Express (1965)

Von Ryan’s Express (1965)

Von Ryan's Express    23 Jun 1965

Approved 117 minReleased

7.1
IMDB: 7.1/10 168 votes

Fox didn’t have it good in the 1960’s, among other things a disastrous Cleopatra had them financially reeling and as such either a big hit was needed or the brakes would have to be pumped production-wise across the board. They decided to gamble big, by filming Von Ryan’s Express, the rights from the novel which they had purchased for $125,000. Filmed in Panavision, Frank Sinatra would take the lead role and the movie would go direct to Italy, ...