The Guns of Navarone

The Guns of Navarone (1961)

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  • Genre: War, Adventure, Thriller, Action
  • Release Date: 1961-04-27
  • User Rating: 7.3/10 from 739 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 38min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Highroad Productions
  • Production Country: United Kingdom, United States of America
  • Director: J. Lee Thompson
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A team of allied saboteurs are assigned an impossible mission: infiltrate an impregnable Nazi-held island and destroy the two enormous long-range field guns that prevent the rescue of 2,000 trapped British soldiers.

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  • Gregory Peck

    as Capt. Keith Mallory
  • David Niven

    as Cpl. James Arthur Miller
  • Anthony Quinn

    as Col. Andrea Stavros
  • Stanley Baker

    as Pvt. 'Butcher' Brown
  • Anthony Quayle

    as Maj. Roy Franklin
  • James Darren

    as Pvt. Spyros Pappadimos
  • Irene Papas

    as Maria Pappadimos
  • Gia Scala

    as Anna
  • James Robertson Justice

    as Commodore Jensen / Prologue Narrator
  • Richard Harris

    as Squadron Leader Howard Barnsby RAAF
  • Bryan Forbes

    as Cohn
  • Allan Cuthbertson

    as Maj. Baker
  • Michael Trubshawe

    as Weaver
  • Percy Herbert

    as Sgt. Grogan
  • George Mikell

    as SS Hauptman Sessler
  • Walter Gotell

    as Muesel
  • Tutte Lemkow

    as Nicolai
  • Albert Lieven

    as Commandant
  • Norman Wooland

    as Group Captain
  • Kleo Skouloudi

    as Bride
  • Nicholas Papakonstantinou

    as Patrol Boat Captain
  • Christopher Rhodes

    as German Gunnery Officer
  • William Hoehne Jr.

    as German Officer on Navarone
  • Andrew Andreas

    as Wedding Guest (uncredited)
  • Victor Beaumont

    as German Officer in Gun Cave (uncredited)
  • Jack Cooper

    as German Soldier on Patrol Boat (uncredited)
  • Maxwell Craig

    as German Soldier at Wedding (uncredited)
  • Carl Duering

    as German Radar Operator (uncredited)
  • Peter Evans

    as German Soldier (uncredited)
  • Chick Fowles

    as German Soldier (uncredited)
  • Wolf Frees

    as Radio Operator (uncredited)
  • Alan Gibbs

    as German Officer (uncredited)
  • Peter Grant

    as British Commando (uncredited)
  • Gerard Heinz

    as German surgeon (uncredited)
  • Frank Henson

    as Radio operator (uncredited)
  • Arthur Howell

    as German Officer (uncredited)
  • Walter Kightly

    as German Soldier (uncredited)
  • Rosemary Nicols

    as Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)
  • Robert Rietti

    as Mallory - German Voice (voice) (uncredited)
  • Michael Sarne

    as Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)
  • Bob Simmons

    as German Soldier on Navarone (uncredited)
  • John Tatham

    as General's Aide (uncredited)
  • Bob Wright

    as German Soldier (uncredited)
  • Terry Yorke

    as German Soldier (uncredited)
  • Stephen Zammit

    as Wedding Guest (uncredited)
Directing J. Lee Thompson Director
Writing Alistair MacLean Novel
Writing Carl Foreman Screenplay
Production Carl Foreman Producer
Sound Dimitri Tiomkin Original Music Composer
Camera Oswald Morris Director of Photography
Editing Alan Osbiston Editor
Camera John Wilcox Additional Photography
Art Geoffrey Drake Production Design
Production Harold Buck Production Manager
Directing Peter Yates Assistant Director
Editing Raymond Poulton Associate Editor
Editing John Victor-Smith Associate Editor
Editing Oswald Hafenrichter Associate Editor
Camera Denys N. Coop Camera Operator
Crew Bill Warrington Special Effects
Crew Wally Veevers Special Effects
Sound John Cox Sound Recordist
Sound George Stephenson Sound Recordist
Sound Chris Greenham Sound Editor
Costume & Make-Up Monty Berman Wardrobe Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Olga Lehmann Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up George Frost Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Wally Schneiderman Makeup Artist
Directing Pamela Davies Continuity
Production Golda Offenheim Other
Editing Joan Morduch First Assistant Editor
Production Fritz Bayerlein Other
Production D. S. T. Turnbull Other
Production P. F. Kertemilidis Other
Production P. J. Hands Other
Production John Theologitis Other
Production N. Lazaridis Other
Production W. D. Mangham Other
Production Cecil F. Ford Associate Producer
Production Leon Becker Associate Producer
Sound Dimitri Tiomkin Songs
Sound Paul Francis Webster Songs
Sound Alfred Perry Songs
Sound Elga Andersen Other
Camera Michael Walter Key Grip
Camera Mike Rutter Clapper Loader
Production Jean Osborne Publicist
Costume & Make-Up Joan Smallwood Hairdresser