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Uniform Title Guns of Navarone (Motion picture)
Title The guns of Navarone / Columbia Pictures Corporation ; photographed by Oswald Morris ; written for the screen and produced by Carl Foreman ; directed by J. Lee Thompson.

Publication Info. Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment : Columbia Tristar, [1961]


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 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Adult Department  DVD GUNS OF NAVARONE    Check Shelf
Edition Special edition, widescreen.
Description 1 videodisc (approximately 157 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD; region 1, NTSC; anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby digital 5.1, Dolby 2-channel surround.
Cast Gregory Peck, David Niven, Anthony Quinn, Stanley Baker, Anthony Quayle, James Darren, Irene Papas, Gia Scala, James Robertson Justice, Richard Harris, Albert Lieven, Bryan Forbes, Allan Cuthbertson, Walter Gotell, Norman Wooland, Michael Trubshawe, Percy Herbert, George Mikell, Tutte Lemkow, Cleo Scouloudi, Christopher Rhodes.
Credits Production designer, Geoffrey Drake ; film editor, Alan Osbiston ; music played by Sinfonia of London ; songs by Dimitri Tiomkin ; lyrics by Paul Francis Webster and Alfred Perry ; sung by Elga Anderson ; music composed and conducted by Dimitri Tiomkin.
Note Based on the novel by Alistair MacLean.
Originally released as motion picture in 1961.
Issued as part of the WWII, 60th anniversary collection box set.
Audience Not rated.
Summary A specialized commando team is assembled to destroy the German Army's mighty guns of Navarone, because they control a strategic channel in the Aegean Sea.
Note Special features: Optional directors commentary; Retrospective documentary "Memories of Navarone; A message from Carl Foreman; Original featurettes "Great guns", "No visitors", "Honeymoon on Rhodes", "Two girls on the town"; Talent files (J. Lee Thompson, Gregory Peck, David Niven, Anthony Quinn).
Awards Academy Award 1961 for special effects.
Language In English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish with optional English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean or Thai subtitles; closed-captioned.
Note GMD: videorecording.
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Drama.
Genre/Form War films.
Action and adventure films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Morris, Oswald, 1915-2014
Foreman, Carl.
Thompson, J. Lee (John Lee), 1914-2002.
Peck, Gregory, 1916-2003.
Niven, David, 1910-1983.
Quinn, Anthony, 1915-2001.
Baker, Stanley, Sir, 1928-1976.
Quayle, Anthony, 1913-1989.
Darren, James.
Papas, Irene.
Scala, Gia.
Robertson Justice, James, 1907-1975.
Harris, Richard, 1930-2002.
Lieven, Albert, 1906-1971.
Forbes, Bryan, 1926-2013.
Cuthbertson, Allan, 1920-1988.
Tiomkin, Dimitri, 1894-1979.
MacLean, Alistair, 1922-1987. Guns of Navarone.
Columbia Pictures Corporation.
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm)
Added Title WWII, 60th anniversary collection box set.
ISBN 1404987436 set
9781404987432 set
Music No. 11526LIT Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.
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