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PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
HISTORY® delivers another evocative docuseries with Great Escapes with Morgan Freeman: Season One, arriving May 17 on DVD from Lionsgate. Hosted and narrated by Academy Award® winner Morgan Freeman (2004, Best Supporting Actor, Million Dollar Baby), this gripping series takes a deep dive into the inner workings of some of the most notorious prison escapes in history throughout the world. Great Escapes with Morgan Freeman: Season One will be available on DVD for the suggested retail price of $14.98.


OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS
Executive produced and hosted by Oscar®-winning actor Morgan Freeman, this compelling 8-part docuseries explores some of the most infamous prison escapes in history — from Alcatraz and Rikers Island to Germany’s Stalag Luft III and HM Prison Maze in Belfast. Featuring dramatic recreations and cutting-edge visual effects, along with interviews with some of the prisoners themselves, their families, their cell mates and guards who were there, Great Escapes with Morgan Freeman uncovers every step of the most intricate and daring escapes — by convicted criminals, POWs, and political prisoners — and the exhaustive manhunts that ensued.

CAST
Morgan Freeman The Dark Knight, Million Dollar Baby, Se7en and Shawshank Redemption

PROGRAM INFORMATION
Year of Production: 2020–2021
Title Copyright: Great Escapes with Morgan Freeman © 2021, Cover Art and Design © 2022 A&E Television Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved. HISTORY, the “H” logo and A+E Networks are trademarks of A&E Television Networks, LLC. Distributed by LIONSGATE® under license from A+E Networks.
Rating: TVG
Genre: Documentary, History
Closed-Captioned: N/A
Subtitles: English SDH
Feature Run Time: 5 Hrs., 44 Mins.
DVD Format: 16×9 (1.78:1) Presentation
DVD Audio: English 2.0 Dolby Audio

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