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The Guns of Navarone

Duration: 2 hours, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Explosive World War II action yarn in which a group of crack commandos are assembled for an apparently impossible mission.

The team, made up of Allied and Greek soldiers with specialist talents, attempt to destroy the seemingly impregnable German artillery units on the Greek island of Navarone and in turn free 2,000 British soldiers on Kiros, an island in the Aegean. Show less


Captain Keith Mallory:
Gregory Peck
Cpl Miller:
David Niven
Pte 'Butcher' Brown:
Stanley Baker
Col Andrea Stavros:
Anthony Quinn
Maj Roy Franklin:
Anthony Quayle
Pte Spyros Pappadimos:
James Darren
Maria Pappadimos:
Irene Papas
Commodore Jensen/Prologue Narrator:
James Robertson Justice
Squadron Leader Howard Barnsby RAAF:
Richard Harris
Carl Foreman

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