Famous Escapes

Guess the answers that refer to famous instances where people escaped from somewhere or something.
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Last updated: October 28, 2018
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From this 'escape-proof' German prisoner of war camp, at least 130 people managed to escape alive
An American gangster and bank robber who escaped an 'escape-proof' with a fake gun made of wood
John Dillinger
This outlaw managed to escape prison but was recaptured by Pat Garrett
Billy the Kid
This Stephen King story tells of a wrongfully convicted man who escapes prison
The Shawshank Redemption
This Danish man has escaped prison 22 times
Brian Bo Larsen
The movie based on a mass escape from the Nazi prisoner of war camp Stalag Luft III
The Great Escape
Frank Morris and the Anglin brothers managed to escape this island prison, their fate is unknown
This man documented his famous escape from Turkey in the book Midnight Express
Billy Hayes
This man escaped a straight jacket suspended 50ft in the air in front of an audience of 20,000
Harry Houdini
This English queen escaped siege at Oxford Castle in heavy snow wearing a white cloak for camouflage
Empress Matilda
This Jesuit priest in Elizabethan times is famous for escaping the Tower of London
John Gerard
This woman managed to escape slavery and flee to Canada, but also helped 300 other slaves escape via the Underground Railroad
Harriet Tubman
At the top left of a keyboard
Escape key
A video game starring the pirate Guybrush Threepwood
Escape from Monkey Island
In which animated movie did Ginger and her friends escape being turned into pies by the vicious Mrs Tweedy?
Chicken Run
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