The screenplay was based on Alistair MacLean's 1957 novel The Guns of Navarone, which was inspired by the Battle of Leros during the Dodecanese Campaign of World War II. The film stars THE GREAT GREGORY PECK, David Niven and Anthony Quinn, along with Stanley Baker, Irene Papas, Gia Scala, James Darren and Anthony Quayle. TO READ AND SEE MORE, CLICK HERE.
THE FILM is available on Amazon, YouTube, and at TURNER CLASSIC MOVIES. It is a must-see movie. Outstanding performances, so well-written, directed and acted.
YOU MAY ALSO ENJOY:
--REMEMBERING DAVID NIVEN, CLICK HERE
--IRENE PAPPAS, COURTESY OF OUR FRIENDS AT EFSP; CLICK HERE
--ANTHONY QUINN, CLICK HERE
--AND MARX EVEN MADE A GUNS OF NAVARONE PLAYSET! Highly collectible and sought after http://toyconnect.blogspot.com/2013/07/marx-navarone-giant-playset.html
AND NOW A FEW MORE MOVIE SUGGESTIONS FOR YOUR BUCKET LIST; a more extensive index will be posted soon:
--WE WERE SOLDIERS; MORE HERE
--MY SUMMER STORY; MORE HERE
--THE TROUBLE WITH ANGELS; MORE HERE--CHRISTMAS MOVIES WE RECOMMEND---AND 7 FAITH-BASED OPTIONS TO; more here
--THE MIRACLE OF THE BELLS; MORE HERE
--NOW VOYAGER; MORE HERE
--WUTHERING HEIGHTS; MORE HERE
--BARBAROSA; MORE HERE
--FROM HERE TO ETERNITY; MORE HERE
--(1962) THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE, now more than ever; CLICK HERE
--HACKSAW RIDGE; more here
--A WONDERFUL MOVIE TO WATCH ANY TIME---BUT ESPECIALLY DURING THE "VALENTINE SEASON"--A WEDDING FOR BELLA, A.K.A. "THE BREAD, MY SWEET", SCOTT BAIO, KRISTEN MINTER; click here
--CLASSIC SERGIO LEONE, ONCE UPON A TIME IN THE WEST https://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2020/01/yes-its-true-we-love-that-classic.html
--THE BRIDGE ON THE RIVER KWAI https://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2021/10/on-this-day-in-1957-bridge-on-river.html--SPARTACUS; more here
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