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Great Escape

Great Escape (sometimes referred to as Six Flags Great Escape) is an amusement and water park located in Queensbury, New York.

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Great Escape, Bridge on the River Kwai, Empire of the Sun, Apocalypse Now, Braveheart.Starship Troopers...
Clement swaps the away end at Old Trafford for the dugout, plotting another Great Escape & vowing to have no regrets
"A true story about the Maze Prison escape, which was known as the Great Escape when the story unfolded in Northern Ireland"
Great Escape continues - I hope - as head to East London to face high flying - solo on the 0936 from Doncaster
"Amazing - one of the best books I've read since day one!" Jade, on DBA-shortlisted 'Gpa's Great Escape' by…
Privileged to be accompanying Jack Lyon of the Great Escape to a book signing today.
Bronson was highly abusive towards film crew members, James Garner fed up with him decked him during Great Escape filming.
TV schedule over Christmas is rubbish. Can't see the Great Escape anywhere. Mary Poppins and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang only on Sky.
This Dynamic Duo was no match for Imhotep!! Great Escape to start our Saturday!
Great Escape is a good place to start, followed by Thomas Crown Affair, Bullitt, and the Cincinnati Kid.
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The Glasshouses are full of exotic wonders & a great escape for some warmth as the days get cooler... What might yo…
The fake heads used in the Great Alcatraz Escape of 1962.
Mid-Week Animal Gossip :. A crowd of surfers had a lucky escape from a Great White Shark last month as they saw it...
Lake Of Sins: Escape .After the Great Death wiped out almost al…
Sometimes:. A beautiful dream,. Can be the great. Escape from reality. Live the dream.
It's difficult to escape the linguistic consequences of that great sales pitch, 'sin' - and abracadabra, the need f…
Last minute road trip escape plans...this is great. I feel so alive.
The Great Escape is just the beginning for Astro and the gang -
I can't escape life's troubles not even in sleep anymore. Isn't it just great?
Go for a long drive and get out of the city for a day or two. by
O.M.G! What an epic win. Can you make a win of the month by escaping the Great Escape ;)?
as the great granddaughter of Polish/German immigrants who came 2 uk 2 escape persecution, I'm staunch supporter of EU
GSM golf are running a Great Golf Escape competition to fly in a private jet to King Island, Tasmania for 2...
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On Air: Webbo is (london Philharmonic Orch) The Great Escape by Film Themes on Wake Up With Webbo
Why is Tini so underrated? Like I'm australian so I don't speak a word of spanish but her debut album is a maSTERPIECE and great escape 😩😭🙌💕
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Donald Pleasance in the film The Great Escape always saying "splendid"
Housewife Hottie Lola looks great booted bound w/ torn sheets &gagged looking for some form of escape Archive update http…
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I added a video to a playlist The Great Escape Lyrics
I need city and night life but you're area is great to escape and relax.
Lord it'd be great to find a place we could escape sometime
I grew up with Christmas movies that included Africa Queen, Bridge over the River Kwai and The Great Escape.
Omg it's been a great day. Beat the escape room and won show of the year at the streamys I'm so freaking happy
Planned a great weekend getaway for me & wife in Birmingham. She loved it
Earth is a prison, I need a great escape
We want nominated for "best Latin artist" at the , performing his newest work Great Escape!
Sleeping is my great escape. Always have, always will. 😂
Suffering isn't a prerequisite for great art. You create to escape the pain, and you don't always win. There's nothing gla…
Great job by and in Lego Jurassic World: The Indominus Escape!!
And all I can do is read a book to stay awake,. And it rips my life away but it's a great escape. Escape, escape, escape -…
Great Escape. Now get back to Owings Mills hit the new that opened today and get your s&together this week.
5 Reasons Lake Geneva’s Grand Geneva Resort and Spa is a Great Escape for Families
To make a long story short, it all started in 2011 when he did an episode in Vietnam for Gordon's Great Escape! 😂☺️💜
Virtual reality roller coaster: Great Escape in Lake George debuts new experience
Great wall of China...Great danes...the Great Escape...Guniess 'Greatness' campaign...even Grating machines all bow to the Greatest
:: BRIGHTON - 1. We're playing our final Great Escape show today at the Mucky Duck - 3:30 - 2. Royal Blood...
in 1985 - the 'Great Escape' is complete as the beat Everton 4-1
Picked a CD off the floor at the Great Escape over the wknd. Prog-metal version of the "Stu-Stu-Studio Line" jingle on it. Not sure tbh.
*** yeah just got Rick rolled Cosmic Bowling @ Great Escape in Pleasant Hill!
Listen to Tangled In the Great Escape (feat. Jason Butler) by Pierce the Veil on
Eyre Llew. Kicking off the Drowned in Sound stage at the Great Escape in style.
I liked a video from Manufactured Superstars ft. Danni Rouge - Great Escape ( BEAUZ
See if Stefan and Caroline can make the great escape on the season finale of FRIDAY at 8/7c!.
Throw it away. Forget yesterday. We'll make the great escape
I wrote about the ten acts you HAVE to see at 2016 for https…
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Woah! will be back in UK this week. Great Escape and then Shaklewell Arms in…
Rakib Khan was a special person. A refugee who managed to escape great danger. Killed by Australia.
Because work is stressing me out like *** So, Close Up Forever Summer event will be a great escape for me. Xx
Up for a brief escape to the Netherlands? Here's "(Otto)," the new animated short by the great
Ahead of Cullen Omori talks life after Smith Westerns.
I liked a video Baby Nicole's GREAT escape!
"You know what I could have used more than a flashlight, Chief? A compass." The Not-So-Great Escape.🔦
If there was a way to just escape my thoughts, that'd be great because... What the *** .??
With great luck then I may get sucked in here e avoid needing fake my own death to escape you..
"But if you die today, I hope you findin' some relief in what a great escape"
Congratulations to the winner of The Great Escape 2015/16: Sunderland AFC! .
Music and sleep, two great ways to escape from everything
Inside the disaster that moved a nation: Our 10,000-word on the Fort McMurray fire is now online
.doing what it does best. Captivating on Fort McMurray fire: The great escape
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Glitch hop artist Lifafa takes his music to festival this month!
"You're the Great Houdini. You can escape from anything."
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The Great Escape Special two night stay at Boreas Inn is awarded to. (drum roll). Michelle Bluett, from...
U warm my 💚. Great job tonight!! Thank you for giving me little to no judgment for not being able to escape CHS theater😂
Thief, with James Caan is a comfort movie. I would add Bullitt, The Great Escape, and Kelly's Heroes too. Can't not watch.
I don't need no vacation, no fancy destination, baby you're my great escape.
VK Singh the man behind the Great Yemen Escape.
Great first escape room experience I loved it
I'm currently thinking of a great escape plan because of this rain
The Great Escape by True story of film. PlsRT.
Journal: Yohan Cabaye did not return to haunt Newcastle - he has kept United's Great Escape on track: Former ...
Luis Boa Morte YossiBenayoun15 and Mazer_9 scored in a 3-0 Great Escape win at LaticsOfficial in 2007!
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good one !! . Top Gun . American Pie. Tears of the Sun. Ferris Bueller's Day Off. The Goonies. Great Escape. So many !!!
Listening to the Great Escape theme has turned into listening to the Edinburgh Military Tattoo, because YouTube
a modern remake of Great Escape would be a different kettle of fish I'd imagine.
Millers rewind clock to start Great Escape. v match analysis
My family loves that episode. Also watch Gordon Ramsay's Great Escape about Vietnam, it's fab.
Why Bryan Robson believes Aston Villa will NOT pull of Great Escape
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But i want you here, be part of my journey🌠 ♫ Great Escape by Jasmine Thompson —
This week's SPECIALS at various Great Escape locations...
Wake Up to a new Cartoon: Disney Triple Threat- Flight to the Moon Vs Alien Encounter Vs Stitch's Great Escape
Das Boot, Downfall, Schindlers List, Thin Red Line, Empire of the Sun, Great Escape & Escape to Victory (off the top of my head)
Grandpa's Great Escape by David Walliams - review: ‘David Walliams has created a wonderful plot and has really...
Parthenon was cool. Antique Archaeology was a fun stop. Great Escape is a kickass record / comic shop. Do Memphis if you can!
My great escape plan starts tonite. ✈️
Music and sleep. Two great ways to escape from everything
Do you wanna run away your great escape?
But everyone you know is trying to smooth it over like your trying to scream underwater, but I won't let you make the great escape 🙇🏽
Country music is a great escape from reality 🌻🙌🏽
Today was great. Finally got some time to escape the real world.
Win a tool that can save your life! Great key chain that will get you our of a trapped car!
Someday, someday in a cloud of gray. I will, I'll make my great escape
The great escape is honestly one of the greatest movies ever
Forget yesterday Well make the great escape 🎶🎼🎧🎤
Unfair we’re not somewhere misbehaving for days, great escape lost track of time and space...
Music is a great escape from reality for me .. and so is Michael Cllifford. Just watching him makes me happy
In the LA area, and looking to get away?. Escape to inn Joshua Tree, CA for great and http…
It seems over. is out of answers and appears beaten. Can he pull off a great escape?
thank you 😊 but hey, books and music are a great escape! Im glad it helps you a little or a lot
Excellent Escape! Made it out with almost 10 min left! Great job!
If you enjoyed last year's '71 or the classic The Warriors, which are both great films! You might also enjoy watching No Escape.
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No escape was such a great movie I recommend everyone to see it :-)
Great escape and throw by Kessler. But what the *** offensive line!!
Just popped in The Dirty Dozen…may follow up with The Great Escape if I’m still conscious
No Escape was great but Lucy was seriously the stupidest little girl ever
Forget yesterday we'll make a great escape 🎵🎶
Nazi Death Camp: The Great Escape (2004) The Nazi death camp at Sobibor was [
The Great Escape by Boys Like Girls just came on my pandora and I am literally shouting the lyrics oops
When you get sunburn in the most random places at the great escape...
Great play by Dak to escape the pressure and make that throw on the run. Ross couldn't bring it in, but well done by Prescott.
Officially going to the Great Escape Fright Fest in October with
Throw it away forget yesterday we'll make the great escape!
Flight Lieutenant Paul Royle: Pilot who became one of the 76 escapees in the break-ou
What's your plan for Sunday? Join us at Regal Cinema/Great Escape at 10am as we celebrate this past…
Louise Williams' book about her uncle John Williams, 'A True Story of the Great Escape', lauched by
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[SPORT] Is the Great Escape on for Seaton Carew?: The point of no return is approaching for teams in the releg...
Stuck on the Comet at Great Escape for 30 minutes🙈
The people at Great Escape wouldn't sell us our comet🎢 photo cause my little brother and his friends flipped off the camera
We'll be joining friends & loads more at Great Escape food fest tomorrow.
escape sounds like equal parts Shawshank Redemption, Great Escape and Polar Express.
Someone help me out, I've got either Great Escape or Teddy Bears' picnic driving me crazy.
This is a thing. Much talk of it at Great Escape this year too. 'Will Next Year See the SXSW-ification of Cannes?'.
for playing a key role in the Great Escape and part of AFCBs history,a true servant and a real legacy to the club. Thank You!
. Well let the Right be joined by the Left in the Great Escape .
It's not called Great Escape in Massachusetts. . Six Flags New England. . Great Escape is New York.
Richard Paquette is Great Escape's big winner: By winning Algoma Family Services Foundatio...
Jordan Richards is next up on summer feature on Pools Player as he reflects on Great Escape:
It's bottom v top at 2pm as Vikings Res host Res. 3 points needed in relegation fight. Mission Impossible or Great Escape?
GOAL: West Bromwich Albion 2 - 3 Leicester City. The Great Escape is on! Jamie Vardy, the man with a 15-year-old boy's…
I'm so sad, got back from Great Escape to find my piano and ALL my instruments and equipment have been stolen. R.I.P. Dan …
Here is my review of the LDN show last Thurs hope you like. See u at Great Escape next month :)
Photo: drellabove: Pierce The Veil - Tangled in the Great Escape ft. Jason Aalon Butler
His dopeness is on Metro FM's Great Escape next Tuesday between 2pm & 3pm, Diarize it.
Love to interview David McCallum. So much to talk to him about: Great Escape, Colditz, Man from UNCLE, NCIS, Invisible Man, Sapphire & Steel
Actress Janine Gutierrez in the 'Great Escape' bralet dress. This floral romantic charm is perfect for vday. Get... ht…
Snowden's Great Escape. New documentary about how got Edward Snowden to safety
L'Espresso on Great Escape: Let's make sure whistleblowers are protected in 2015: https…
"Snowden's Great Escape: 2Sarah didn't know would send me a ninja(Italian)
Great Escape screens on ARD at 22.25 tonight Help us help more truthtellers:
The wife of D-Day 'Great Escape' Veteran Bernard Jordan has died days after him
Warren Joyce for me as we wouldn't be here without him orchestrating the Great Escape in the 1998/99 season
Are you intentionally mixing Space Ranger Spin and Stitch's Great Escape cause if so Bravo!
Rumours for were signing Steve McQueen,Richard Attenborough,James Garner,Charles Bronson and James Coburn, cus the Great Escape is on.
I liked a video from ARMA3 Life: The Great Escape: 1
Great movies on Christmas Eve on ABC, godfather 2 and escape from Alcatraz.
A comfortable hammock on the patio or in the backyard is the perfect place to escape for an hour or two and dive into a great book.
Day 2: warm up loosen up before we GO! The Great Escape Dubai Youth Camp 2014, organized by KALEMAH supported by AL-KHAADEM.
WOOOWW will be loving this great surprise da any chances we can escape the anti lights ?
links to purchase the book The Great Escape; A Girl's Guide to Leaving a Marriage
Tickets are on sale for the great escape tour!
How has the great escape not been on at all over Christmas, world's gone to pot
Music and Sleep: two great ways to escape from everything.
I can't believe I'm heading out to shop on Giftmas Eve, but hey, breakfast with a friend and 25% off at Great Escape is worth it.
Another fun filled week as an Albion fan, time to get right behind the team Boxing Day and time to start the great escape
Plan your post Christmas escape...we know some great places to relax and unwind!
If you have a bike (or indeed anything wheeled (but no Skateboards thank you very much) and you're either ... Familyless, Single, Divorced,, Atheist, hate the Queen, have already seen The Great Escape, Lonely, S.A.D or just plain suicidal (delete where applicable) I'll be having a leisurely ride out to The Bulls Head in Barston Christmas day (and maybe a swift half at The Boat, Catherine De Barnes on the way back) if you fancy it
Can't find The Great Escape in the Christmas schedule. Might have to watch my own DVD.
then we can fly to US as a great escape from mama jung's anger
How shall we escape if we neglect such a great salvation? It was declared by the Lord, and attested to us by those who heard, Hebrews 2:3
I-G-G-BYE 😒 “Tickets to my Great Escape Tour are on sale now!! 🙌
Good to see The Great Escape is on television tomorrow. Even if it's taken Five USA to do it!
Music is a great way to escape from everything.
The Confirmation from God. "How shall we escape if we neglect so great a salvation? After it was at the first...
Tove Lo - Habits - Live - an exclusive live performance from The Great Escape festival 2014 for Vevo UK. Watch more from The Great Escape here:
Pearson - no quick fixes for Foxes: Nigel Pearson knows how to pull off a great escape but the Leicester boss ...
Are you making your great escape for today? Here's how to travel in style:
Donald Pleasance in the Great Escape is just like my piano tuner
Great Escape star and voice of E4 Tom Adams has died.
Great Escape actor Tom Adams dies aged 76: The performer also had a major role in The Onedin Line and was in d...
Prison book ban ruled unlawful. Looks like there'll be a run on the Great Escape and the Count of Monte Cristo!
I LOVE Gordon Ramsay he's my idol!!! his show Gordon's Great Escape is rly interesting; have you seen it??
I think I was in 8th grade... that would've made me 12 years old... somewhere I'd found a novel containing several stories of Marvel superheroes. There were six chapters in all,many for the most part, the stories were tales of the characters I knew. Spiderman was one. Daredevil was another. The only other thing I remember is that the X-Men were chapter 6. Up until this point of my young, comic-infatuated life, I knew the X-Men as the originals: Cyclops, Beast, Angel, and Marvel Girl, and on routine trips to the fantastic—and unfortunately, now long closed—Great Escape, I'd seen images of the new X-Men. The originals had interested me very little, and the new X-Men had interested me less. It took a while to get to chapter 6 in that book I'd found. But once I did, I was hooked. On a subsequent trip to the Great Escape, I sought out the X-Men, and the issue I happened to select—I can't still see it so clearly—was It was Days of Future Past, Part 1. The image of Wolverine on the cover was awesome. As ...
Haunted Entertainment at Great Escape's Fright Fest: Things are getting spooky at the Great...
No Lee Marvin in Great Escape. You confused him with James Coburn. Get it together Adam. Nonetheless, great show as always.
Would love to see a remake of the Great Escape with Chris Evans playing Steve McQueen, Robert Downey Jnr playing James Garner.More 2 follow
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RIP Sir Richard Attenborough! Thank you for Gandhi, the Great Escape and for being Kris Kringle.
Elmer Bernstein's "Great Escape" theme is one of those things that instantly makes me want to watch the movie just from hearing it.
More- Girl Scout trip to Great Escape with all 7 kids
Did you know that the senior officer behind the famous 'Great Escape' was born in our hotel? Read here
He was in the "Great Escape"? I didn't remember. He was also in "Victor, Victoria":
One of my favourite actors, Maverick, Support Your Local Sheriff, Great Escape, Victor/Victoria. it goes on
They should put the Great Escape back in Port Orchard
Did you know ("Mag7, "Great Escape") was originally in line to direct ...See "Escape Artist" bio for backstory
It seemed to work for Charles Bronson in the Great Escape...
Smuggled a toothbrush through stadium security. I'm basically James Garner in the Great Escape now.
Boy oh boy did we do Magic Kingdom today for the last day of our honeymoon! Mickey's Philharmagic, Small World (more on that later), Splash Mountain, Thunder Mountain, Jungle Cruise, Tiki Room, Pirates of the Caribbean, Haunted Mansion, Mad Hatter Tea Party, Peter Pan, Stitch's Great Escape, Tom Sawyer's Island, Pirates and Haunted Mansion again, Cinderella's Carousel, Dreams Come True show, Main Street Electrical Parade, Monster's Inc Laugh Floor. And then home. Writing these all for posterity.
Watching Heartbreak Ridge and folding laundry.. Relaxing before big day at Great Escape tomorrow. 💙
NEWS: Hero's welcome for 'Great Escape' D-Day veteran as he returns to care home following adventure >>
British veteran back at care home after D-Day 'Great Escape'
8 days to go. If you listen carefully you can already hear the blood curdling sound of vuvuzelas, Brazilian police water cannons, The Pukka Pies England Band rattling through the Great Escape theme tune, Seven Nation Army and Three Lions, Joey Barton tapping his phone with derogatory quips and Roy Hodgson scribbling down his excuses. I have butterflies already!
What's the problem with English football? God Save the Queen, Rule Britannia and the Great Escape for starters.
Commemorating the “Great Escape" Read the complete story and view all photos here : You may have heard of the Great Escape. You may have seen the 1963 Hollywood movie starring Steve McQueen as a United States Air Force officer named Virgil Hilts – the “Cooler King”. And if you’ve seen the movie, you may think that the story is a British and American story. But it’s not. It’s a British and Canadian story. There were no Americans in the North Compound at Stalag Luft III near Sagan (now Zagan), Poland, when the mass breakout occurred. Rather, most of the officers in the compound were members of the Royal Air Force (RAF), Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF), Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF), Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) and the South African Air Force (SAAF). Others hailed from nations such as Greece, Norway, the Netherlands, Czechoslovakia, Greece, Lithuania, Poland, Belgium and France. (Keep reading ...
Playing Thurs May 29 in w Great Escape: 8 p.m., all ages, $5 donation. Let us pour caffeine down your ears.
36 hectic hours at the Great Escape in Brighton | Travel Feature | Rough Guides:
Photoset: nevertookim: Tangled in the Great Escape - Pierce the Veil ft. Jason Butler
So he said do not let it slip and we all heard him and then he went and did it himself, he let it slip. Gordon Jackson in the Great Escape always gets me that scene when he gives it all away. If only real life was like that eh
Great Escape on TV, James Coburn's Aussie accent on par with *** Van *** cockney accent - terrible!!
Off to fondle beards at Brighton's Great Escape festival with the Bear Face Beard Oil team!
Kidda, on the left of the photo, working hard at the at this years Great Escape festival. More info...
Finished the sound check for the Great Escape gig at 3.30
Last day of the Great Escape festival today *sniff* It always comes round so fast.. Let's make today a big one! :D
Rupert Hawksley and James Lachno select the most exciting acts performing at Great Escape festival in Brighton
Rudimental singer Ella Eyre performs at Great Escape festival: Gallery created by Dave_Comeau
Great Escape festival: 15 acts to see - Telegraph
"A Great Escape into is no retreat to safety. It is nothing less than surrender." - Dan Barker
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Catch me at the Great Escape festival in Brighton this evening! I'm performing on the stage at …
Up at 5 to travel to Brighton to play Great Escape festival.lame/sick.
Great Escape festival: 15 acts to see
Who impressed most on the first day at Brighton's Great Escape festival? reports
Looking forward to going to Great Escape festival in a Brighton tomorrow to watch Twin Atlantic at the Brighton Centre. Rock n Roll
So the Kaiser Chiefs are playing a gig at the Great Escape festival in Brighton I there? Am I f***!! :(
enjoying week off at the Great Escape festival in Brighton :) last day at old work on Monday, starting new work at childrens nursery on Tuesday!! :D
Klaxons were pretty alright last night, it's all about tonight though, roll on the Great Escape
This version of ''Great Escape'' is available on the acoustic edition of Pat Monahan's (of Train) solo debut album, Last of Seven, available download-only. A...
Wish people would look beyond being bottom at Christmas in Great Escape season. We were bottom on last day, still b…
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Set of 35 shot glasses $30 Boston, Las Vegas, North Carolina, Maine, Montreal, Maryland, Cape Cod, Saratoga, South of the Border, Dirty *** s, Florida, Dublin, Virginia Beach, Canada, Hungary, Myrtle Beach, Mexico, New Orleans, Rumple Minze, Shadows Fall, Carolina Tar Heels, Misfits, Dave and Busters, Ben and Jerrys, Planet Hollywood, Bacardi, Six Flags, Great Escape, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and more. Great addition to your home bar or your own collection!
Gordon Ramsay samples duck eggs with 20 day old foetus inside, supposed to improve virility. From season 2 of Gordon's Great Escape. For the second series, G...
That and the woods next to us called Pine Palace, We watched Steve McQueen in the Great Escape and then tried to bury one of the kids like we saw on T.V. Boy did we get into trouble with that one.
Great Escape 5th Annual Easter Egg Hunt this Saturday. Door open at 10am sharp! Lots of prizes and tons of fun.
I plan to hit the south coast for the "Great Escape" will follow :) and hang with my girl Caroline and my Negril crew!
We will be hosting our Great Escape pre party on 10th April at Hoxton Bar and Kitchen in association with..
Courtney Barnett, Jungle and Public Access TV to play NME Radar Stage at Great Escape: Jungle, Ratking and Eye...
Well don't I look like the mainstream cliché! Also you better be seeing The Hold Steady at Great Escape.
Vitaly Petrov at last years Malaysian Grand Prix and starring in the Great Escape with a small role in Bullit.
Doug busy constructing the Moving Stories exhibition...reenacting the Great Escape!
Special “On This Day in Military History”! March 24th – 25th, 1944 – Yesterday and today mark the 70th anniversary of the Great Escape from Luft Stalag III POW camp, located in Sagan, Germany. Stalag Luft III (Stammlager Luft, or main camp for aircrew) was a Luftwaffe-run prisoner-of-war camp during World War II that housed captured air force servicemen. It was in the German province of Lower Silesia near the town of Sagan (now Żagań in Poland), 100 miles (160 km) southeast of Berlin. The site was selected because it would be difficult to escape by tunneling. In the spring of 1943, Squadron Leader Roger Bushell, RAF, conceived a plan for a major escape from the camp, which occurred the night of 24–25 March 1944. Following the escape, the Germans took an inventory of the camp and found out just how extensive the operation had been. 4,000 bed boards had gone missing, as well as the complete disappearance of 90 double bunk beds, 635 mattresses, 192 bed covers, 161 pillow cases, 52 20-man tables, ...
Yesterday I commented on a great post and tribute that a childhood friend made about the Great Escape and I reflected on my fathers journey, courage and sacrifice in the name of freedom and fighting evil. This is part of his mess kit that he scratched into the sides his journey. He was with the first group of US soldiers to go to Europe, the first group to fight Rommel in Africa and the first group to invade Italy. His division suffered the most casualties in the war of any division and I have his Purple Heart for being wounded and his Bronze Star Medal for bravery.
15:00 Saturday Drama: Stephen Tompkinson stars in the story of the post-war manhunt to avenge the Great Escape.
I have not been a fan of David Moyes and from the start thought he was the wrong man to replace Alex Ferguson. As we all know he was on a hiding to nothing following Ferguson. However, are there signs in the United camp that things are changing, Rooneys commitment to the club, Van Persies apparent turn around, and their best performance of the season so far against WBA. Should they manage somehow to get a result against Liverpool on Sunday followed by the Great Escape of Olympiakos in the Champions League could this be a springboard to get them into a top 4 finish? Whatever way you look at it it seems certain that Moyes is going to be there at least to the end of the season and if results over the next few days go right he may just do a Houdini act and save his bacon altogether.
Our hearts are broken here in Albany at the news that Matt Westervelt, our junior ambassador to the 2011 North Country Heart Walk when he was 14, has died. Matt was born with an interrupted aortic arch, and had four surgeries in the course of his too-short life. We remember Matt coming into our office before surgery and talking about his plans to go to the Great Escape that summer, and how he wanted to ask to keep the old heart valve being replaced. Thank you for all your hard work in the fight against heart disease and stroke, Matt. Our deepest condolences to your family and friends.
Well done Steve McQueen at Have you planned your 'Great Escape' in the event of a fire? Ensure everyone knows where keys are.
We all like to receive things at a discount or better yet free, right? Then Oceana Dam Neck Annex MWR has the deals for you! Active Duty, retiree’s & dependents have full use of any of the 3 gyms located at Oceana and Dam Neck …“Free of Charge”, your membership card “IS” your Military I.D. The gyms have something for everyone with a total of 3 indoor basketball courts, free weights, fitness equipment, Spin Classes, Zumba, Baby & Me, Racket Ball & Yoga plus much more. Contact each Gym for a listing of facility amenities. Need to print your LES, pay bills or do your taxes on line? Enlisted Active Duty have free use of the OC Great Escape and DN Oasis Liberty Center Computer labs! For Free Tax assistance for military members, contact AE2 Plum: 433-2180. The Oceana Theater, after a brief renovation, re-opened In January sporting new luxury seating! Active Duty, Retiree’s, Dependents and their families can enjoy “first run” movies and 3D showings on a state of the art movie screen in cozy co ...
"What can i say? my darling wife thinks the Director Steve McQueen (12 years a slave) is the same Steve McQueen who escaped on a motorcycle in the Great Escape??? someone save me ?
Stitch's Great Escape done.and now on to Monsters Inc Lice Comedy Show for some laughs before we leave Tomorrowland and head into Fantasyland.
Cool Hand Luke, a hilarious romp in the deep south prison chain gang. See befuddled Strother Martin try to manage the wacky inmate of the prison chain gang. See him as he utters the now famous wacky line "What we have here is a failure to communicate. See Paul Newman wack romp as he tries to elude guard who chase after him. Not since since Steve McQueen in the Great Escape has solitary confinement been funnier. And stay for the hilarious ending
Spend this cold-weather Super Bowl on the slopes on Park City at one of these ski-in/ski-out properties: Great Escape - Deer Valley Resort With six suites and two spacious living areas with large-s...
confession thirteen: my favourite Pierce the Veil song is Tangled In the Great Escape featuring Jason Butler.
Just been on veg duty for dinner tomorrow and after looking at the peelings just had a flash back to the scene in the Great Escape where James Garner had produced his home made hooch WOW!
Calling all book lovers, there's a fantastic book signing event happening at Mostly Books this week! Head on down this Saturday, December 21 from 1:00pm - 2:00pm, while Barbara Flemming will be signing her book, Sailing the Great Escape!
Trying to make a playlist for the ride home on Thursday and as of now I only have one song "Great Escape" by Boys Like Girls
Sunrise Guest on this frozen morning, keeping my "featherd" friends fed here at; Great Escape @ Cannon Beach
So the Great Escape had James Coburn an an American playing an Australian. This has Rod Taylor playing an American. Casting ???
So I've decided that next summer's big trip will be less park driven and more of an actual vacation. I'm gonna go see some Broadway shows (hopefully Aladdin, Les Mis and Phantom of the Opera) and go to Six Flags New England, Great Escape (also owned by Six Flags) and Lake Compounce. Of course I plan to go to Coney Island and ride the Cyclone and up to Rye Playland to ride the Dragon. Hopefully I'll find someone to accompany me on this excursion.
Gail & I feel we've spent weekend with you, after Great Escape chats w/ Peter Mansbridge (1 on 1) & Michael Enright (Sun Ed).
Thelma Barlow & Ann Reid hit the road in 2 more Great Escape classics - bbc2 now
.There’s the Great Escape too, the Germans did shoot Richard Attenborough in that so it shows they’re not all bad
David McCallum great and a regular! He was in 2 of my fav films: A Night to Remember and the Great Escape!
Huge Selection of Jackets at Low Prices
We have our 1st 5 free play winners in the Great Escape photo contest! Congrats Doug E, Michael B, Missy M, Ricki J & Mark F!
I'm no film buff but discovered there are two movie icons named Steve McQueen! 1) American legend - the Great Escape, etc 2) English director of 12 years a slave ...I know this because I've just been chauffeuring the one that isn't dead!! ;-)
"The Great Escape" revisited.FOR SOME OF THE VETERANS THIS MAY BE NOSTALGIC.. * All those who have seen this will love this ! Long but read it ! RECENT ARCHEOLOGICAL EXCAVATION DISCOVERY DATING TO WWII - AMAZING PHOTOS... Remember the Steve McQueen movie? Untouched for almost seven decades, the tunnel used in the Great Escape has finally been unearthed. The Germans sealed the 111-yard passage nicknamed Harry by Allied prisoners after the audacious breakout from the POW camp Stalag Luft III in western Poland. Despite huge interest in the subject, encouraged by the film starring Steve McQueen, the tunnel remained undisturbed over the decades because it was behind the Iron Curtain and the Soviet authorities had no interest in its significance. But at last British archaeologists have excavated it, and discovered its remarkable secrets. Many of the bed boards that had been joined together to stop it collapsing were still in position. And the ventilation shaft, ingeniously crafted from used powdered milk contai ...
B Cumberbatch's Aussie accent in Fifth Estate perhaps even worse than James Coburn's in Great Escape?
All packed and ready to go with my fat man trousers! Anne Frank/Oscar Schindler tour : 30 Sept - 11 Oct. Dambusters - Colditz - Great Escape tour : 12 Oct - 21 Oct
Deb says... Just two weeks until the Great Escape! The Committee has been sending lots of emails to each other, nailing down details. Who's doing the opening ceremony? The evaluation forms? Are these the right quantities for that recipe? How many are signed up now? I need an extra iron for my workshop, can anyone bring one? It's going to be a great weekend! One more week to sign up so REGISTER now! October 4 - 6 in beautiful New Hampshire. O suns and skies and clouds of June, And flowers of June together, Ye cannot rival for one hour October's bright blue weather. - Helen Hunt Jackson
Guiz you is Steve McQueen in da Great Escape! No fence will keep yah in MOL 🐾
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One of my favorite singers Patrick Watson performs his song "Great Escape" live. Perfect song for a rainy day.
the Great Escape is classic, but I don't consider that a 'Charles Bronson' movie. Fantastic cast.
In 4 more days we will be heading home we have covered some territory. Honolulu, Las Vegas, Greenwich (Upper New York State) New York City Washington DC, Quebec City Saratoga Springs, Glen Falls, Albany, Saint John New Brunswick Canada, Coast of Maine down to Portland. We have spent 6 weeks with the Grandchildren and celebrated a Birthday, Pre school graduation, John filled in on 2 Father Day events with William and Kimmy. I went with Deborah and Kimmy to the Great Escape, Kimmy's end of year event. We went with Deborah and the Children to New York for a day and fly down to Washington DC for 2 days with them.
En route to Great Escape with our amazing middle school campers! Please pray for our week as we have fun and learn about Christ together. Looking forward to the 7+ bus ride with some sweet movies - "Hook" and "Soul Surfer" and "Field of of Dreams." (Are you happy, Hayley?)
Parc Safari, Granby Zoo, LaRhonde, or Great Escape?..,,for a 3 & 12 yr old?
Wife took me to Olive Garden for lunch, then off to the Great Escape to hit their Movie Section. Got lots of good ones. Found a special edition copy of The Exorcist, my wife hasn't seen it yet. Can't wait to watch it..
Newsletter July, 2013 Happy Summer GlenLakers! ( It’s about time) June meeting at the Docksider very successful. Thanks to Christine for her hospitality. We were pleased many attended making new friends and renewing friendships. July 8 Meeting & Picnic at the Glenmore Lodge. Set up and registration start at 5:00 and Picnic at 6:00pm. Please bring a dish to pass. Cost is $5.00 per person to cover burgers, hot dogs, and non-alcoholic drinks. Lake Treatment was done June 19th. Allied returned to test the water July 1 and monitor the process. It may take a couple more weeks to complete. Some people were observed on the lake when treatment was being done, which may not have helped the process. To those I present the “Knuckle Head Award”. Osprey are back at the point and another nest was spotted on Mannis Rd. Also a beaver dam was Spotted in the inlet near the Great Escape and DEC has been notified. Our Internal Audit is being completed this month. Thanks to Terry Munk, Linda Shuren and Bill Mansman ...
You do look more Donald Pleasence in the Great Escape...and less Donald Pleasence in You Only Live Twice if that's a help!
In the News on the 30th June 2003 - was my Great Escape from the BCHT, free from the durge of bonded working life and to move forward into a new and creative life style. (which best served my artistic temperament) So ten years on I am still watching Jeremy Kyle, the cooking shows, changing rooms, horse racing and the cartoon shows. Who said that retirement is boring. The only thing I dread most is a power cut which stops my TV's from operating. heheheh
Going Squatch hunting again at the Great Escape in Lake George ...wish me luck!!!
Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis are casually chilling at Great Escape in Bridgwater. Thought he could have taken somewhere abit better!
Abby Martin Breaks the Set on Afghanistan Violence, Assange Lawyer on Snowden's Great Escape, Nestlé: Corporate Trolls, and Historic Supreme Court Rulings LI...
"Throw it away forget yesterday we'll make the Great Escape but we won't hear a word they say they don't know us anyway"~best chorus ever
“From Bond and Mission Impossible to Jurassic Park and the Great Escape. The Film Night Spectacular, with a firework finale is set to be
Colin's latest Motoring Mayhem article -   "Motoring Mayhem - Vole’s Great Escape   With yet another birthday looming later this month my thoughts have recently been turning towards retirement. When it comes up in conversation, about half my friends wonder why I haven’t already retired and the other half say I’ll be dead within months of packing it in. The latter half tend to be those who are themselves well past retirement and for some reason or other, whether financial or fear of terminal boredom, are still at work. Needles to say the staff at work are none too happy with the prospect obviously thinking I should continue until I’m carried off the premises in a pine box.   ‘R’ has been retired now for 3 years and can’t imagine how she ever had time to work. Her days are packed from one end to the other, so much so that she has to work from long lists so she doesn’t forget anything. This may be my greatest worry about being home permanently as she now even has lists for me. This is wher ...
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