Barris brings Great Escape saga to Lunch at the Legion

Last year’s Lunch at the Legion event was so well received, Ted’s been invited back. On Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, he’s back to talk about and present visuals from his brand new book, The Great Escape: A Canadian Story. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Hollywood blockbuster movie The Great Escape, (with Steve McQueen, James Garner, Richard Attenborough, etc.). But as Ted will demonstrate drawing from his book, the most famous WWII POW breakout was not a story of British heroes and Yankee know-how. The Great Escape was very much a story of Canadian leadership and courage. It’s more exciting than the Hollywood movie. And it’s all true!. As always, he will have copies of his books for sale and autographing.

When: Noon, Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013.

Where: Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 170, 109 Franklin St., Uxbridge, Ontario.

Contact: Pam Noble, 905-852-9747,

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