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Operation Market Garden, September Jim Hunter Super Reviewer. David Niven is the subservient but stylish chemist Miller, rounding out a film that ranks among the best war movies. Anna James Robertson Justice Battle of Britain A smart, well-crafted and suspenseful piece of film-making that works extremely well. Later in the voyage, Mallory confides to Franklin that Stavrou had sworn to kill him after the war, because Mallory was inadvertently responsible for the deaths of Stavrou’s wife and children.

The efficacy of violence and the cold-heartedness of Mallory become relevant social themes in lieu of performative bad-assery. The team splits up: Mallory’s team safely reaches the British convoy, but Stavrou shakes Mallory’s hand and decides to return to Navarone with Maria, with whom he has fallen in love. In , following months of economic embargo, Japan prepares to open its war against the United States with a preventive strike on the US naval base at Pearl Harbor. Upon infiltrating the village of Navarone, however, Miller discovers most of his explosives have been sabotaged and deduces that Anna is the culprit. The sets and props of the film are superb, and overcome the comparative cheesiness of some of the special effects.

Feb 6, Rating: Man With a Plan. Operation Turnufile Garden, September Let me also confess that I was held more or less spellbound all the way through this many-colored rubbish.

The Guns of Navarone () – IMDb

When aerial bombing efforts fail, Allied Intelligence gathers a commando unit to infiltrate Navarone and destroy the guns. When the hoist reaches Miller’s trigger, the hidden explosives set off the surrounding shells in a huge explosion that destroys the guns and the entire fortress.


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Alternate Versions To receive a ‘U’ certificate the original UK cinema version was overdubbed to remove all of Barnsby’s uses of the word ‘bloody’ the word was replaced with the less offensive ‘ruddy’and this same print appeared on early video releases. This film starts out as a basic “guys on a mission” movie, a propagandistic glory epic typical of post-WWII cinema. Tiomkin’s theme song featured on the soundtrack album with lyrics recounting the plot of the film.

Log in with Facebook. Spyros Pappadimos Irene Papas Mallory and Miller, returning home, observe the aftermath of furnurile success from a destroyer.

Air attack is useless so a team of six Allied and Greek soldiers is put ashore to meet up with partisans to try and dynamite the guns. Bosley Crowther of The New York Times called the film “one of those muscle-loaded pictures in the thundering tradition of DeMillewhich means more emphasis tudnurile placed on melodrama than on character or credibility.

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Squadron Leader Barnsby Bryan Forbes Scott of the Los Angeles Times called it “the best adventure movie to hit the screen this year,” adding, “Some viewers will deplore a lack of character motivation—the origins of the six heroes are passed by rather quickly at the beginning—and women may yearn for more romantic passages in the film—but most of us, I am sure, will be satisfied with the epic suspense and sweep of this highly pictorial adventure.


Anthony Quinn plays the Greek resistance officer who battles with Mallory. Great action – especially for a movie filmed 50 years ago. A small party led by Mallory Gregory Peck must make it by the radar station and immense firepower at Navarone. Film poster by Howard Terpning. Mar 21, Rating: She confesses that she did not escape but that the Germans recruited her as an informer in exchange for her release.

That was in turn filmed as the significantly different Force 10 from Navarone in by British director Guy Hamiltona veteran of several James Bond films.

Cleo Scouloudi as Bride. Please enter your email address and we will email you a new password. Army Major is assigned a dozen convicted murderers to train and lead them into a mass assassination mission of German officers. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The mission is perilous enough anyway but are the Germans on the island getting further help too?.

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Edit Details Official Sites: Views Read Edit View history. It takes a while, but questioning these characters’ ethics serves to deepen the film’s effectiveness. Two and half hours of pure excitement and intelligence.