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The Guns of Navarone

A group of crack commandos during the Second World War attempt to destroy the formidable German artillery on the Greek island of Navarone. Starring Gregory Peck and David Niven.

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.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Last on

Sat 28 Dec 2013 17:00

Credits

Role Contributor
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
Anna Gia Scala
Commodore Jensen/Prologue Narrator James Robertson Justice
Squadron Leader Howard Barnsby RAAF Richard Harris
Cohn Bryan Forbes
Maj Baker Allan Cuthbertson
Director J Lee Thompson
Producer Carl Foreman
Writer Carl Foreman
Author Alistair MacLean

Broadcasts

  • New Year's Day 2010 14:25
  • Sat 18 Dec 2010 17:30
  • Sat 31 Dec 2011 16:45
  • Sat 28 Dec 2013 17:00