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The guns of Navarone

Author: Carl ForemanJ Lee ThompsonGregory PeckDavid NivenAnthony QuinnAll authors
Publisher: [Culver City, Calif.] : Columbia Pictures, [Culver City, Calif.] : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [1961] [2007] ©1961 ©2007
Series: Columbia classics.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Collector's edView all editions and formats
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A team of Allied military specialists are recruited for a dangerous but imperative mission: to infiltrate a Nazi-occupied fortress in Greece and disable two long-range field guns so that 2,000 trapped British soldiers may be rescued. Faced with an unforgiving sea voyage, hazardous terrain, and the possibility of a traitor among them, the team must overcome the impossible without losing their own lives.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
War films
Adventure films
Film adaptations
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
War
Adventure
Drama
Video recordings
Teatro
Named Person: Alistair MacLean
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Carl Foreman; J Lee Thompson; Gregory Peck; David Niven; Anthony Quinn; Stanley Baker, Sir; Anthony Quayle; Irene Papas; Gia Scala; James Darren; Oswald Morris; Dimitri Tiomkin; Alan Osbiston; Columbia Pictures Corporation.; Highroad Entertainment (Firm); Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 1424829887 9781424829880
OCLC Number: 123120450
Language Note: English (Dolby 5.1, Dolby surround), French, Portuguese (Dolby 5.1), Spanish dialogue, English, French, Portuguese or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Title from disc label.
Based on the novel by Alistair MacLean.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1961.
Special features: New audio commentary from film historian Stephen J. Rubin; new "Forging the Guns of Navarone" documentary; new "Ironic epic of heroism" documentary; new "A heroic score" featurette; new "Epic restoration" featurette; new narration-free prologue; new Roadshow intermission; audio commentary from director J. Lee Thompson; "Memories of Navarone" retrospective documentary; "A message from Carl Foreman;" "Great guns" original featurette; "No visitors" original featurette; "Honeymoon on Rhodes" featurette; "Two girls on the town" original featurette; talent files; production notes.
Credits: Photographer, Oswald Morris ; original music, Dimitri Tiomkin ; film editor, Alan Osbiston.
Cast: Gregory Peck, David Niven, Anthony Quinn, Stanley Baker, Anthony Quayle, Irene Papas, Gia Scala, James Darren.
Awards: Academy Awards, USA, 1962: Oscar - Best Special Effects.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 2 videodiscs (ca. 157 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital surround, remastered in high definition.
Contents: Disc 1. Feature film --
Disc 2. Special features.
Series Title: Columbia classics.
Responsibility: Columbia Pictures Corporation presents a Highroad presentation ; written for the screen and produced by Carl Foreman ; directed by J. Lee Thompson.

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A team of Allied military specialists are recruited for a dangerous but imperative mission: to infiltrate a Nazi-occupied fortress in Greece and disable two long-range field guns so that 2,000 trapped British soldiers may be rescued. Faced with an unforgiving sea voyage, hazardous terrain, and the possibility of a traitor among them, the team must overcome the impossible without losing their own lives.

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