Academy Award-winners Gregory Peck, David Niven, and Anthony Quinn star as a team of Allied military specialists recruited for a dangerous but imperative mission: to infiltrate a Nazi-occupied fortress and disable two long-range field guns so that 2,000 trapped British soldiers may be rescued. Faced with an unforgiving sea voyage, hazardous terrain, and the possibility of a traitor among them, the team must overcome the impossible without losing their own lives.
The Guns of Navarone -
- The Guns of Navarone review by OL
British Commandos raid a Greek island to destroy a target stopping an evacuation of Allied troops. The star is Gregory Peck with a supporting cast of David Niven, Anthony Quinn, Anthony Quayle, Stanley Baker and an early role for Richard Harris. Walter Gotell in something apart from James Bond and 1940s war films.