The Guns of Navarone

Film, Drama
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Producer Carl Foreman specialised in downbeat movies questioning the nature of wartime heroism. But the on-going debates about the morality of warfare that are scattered through this Alistair MacLean adaptation only serve to drag out the action climaxes, in which our WWII heroes take out two big gun-posts on a Turkish cliff. Lots of studio rock-climbing, and everybody gets very wet.

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Duration: 157 mins

Cast and crew

Director: J Lee Thompson
Screenwriter: Carl Foreman
Cast: Gregory Peck
David Niven
Anthony Quinn
Stanley Baker
Anthony Quayle
James Darren
Irene Papas
James Robertson Justice
Richard Harris
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