“Tea without milk is so uncivilized.”

April 29, 2012 | 1

British Flight Lieutenant Alex Cassie, memorably portrayed by Donald Pleasence in one of my all-time favorite films, The Great Escape, passed away last week at the age of 95.

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One comment:

  1. If you ever get a chance to go and see Colditz Castle (just out of Leipzig) it s a tribute to the spunky Tommies who, with so many other brilliant Brit escapees, inspired the film. Guts, determination and sheer brilliance of mind.

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