The guns of Navarone

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[Culver City, Calif.] : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2007].
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[Culver City, Calif.] : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2007].
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2 videodiscs (approximately 157 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
043396163232, 00043396163232


General Note
Title from disc label.
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Based on the novel by Alistair MacLean.
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Originally released as a motion picture in 1961.
General Note
Special features: New audio commentary from film historian Stephen J. Rubin; new "Forging the Guns of Navarone" documentary; new "Ironic epic of heroism" documentary; new "A heroic score" featurette; new "Epic restoration" featurette; new narration-free prologue; new Roadshow intermission; audio commentary from director J. Lee Thompson; "Memories of Navarone" retrospective documentary; "A message from Carl Foreman;" "Great guns" original featurette; "No visitors" original featurette; "Honeymoon on Rhodes" featurette; "Two girls on the town" original featurette; talent files; production notes.
Restrictions on Access
For private home use only.
Creation/Production Credits
Photography, Oswald Morris ; film editor, Alan Osbiston ; production designer, Geoffrey Drake ; music composed and conducted by Dmitri Tiomkin ; lyrics by Paul Francis Webster and Alfred Perry ; sung by Elga Anderson.
Gregory Peck, David Niven, Anthony Quinn, Stanley Baker, Anthony Quayle, James Darren, Irene Papas, Gia Scala, James Robertson Justice, Richard Harris ; prologue narrated by James Robertson Justice.
A British-American epic adventure war film inspired by the Battle of Leros during the Dodecanese Campaign of World War II in which a commando team of Allied military specialists are 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 in their midst, the team must overcome the impossible without losing their own lives.
Target Audience
Not rated.
System Details
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital surround, remastered in high definition.
English (Dolby 5.1, Dolby surround), French, Portuguese (Dolby 5.1), Spanish dialogue, English, French, Portuguese or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Academy Awards, USA, 1962: Oscar - Best Special Effects.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Foreman, C., Thompson, J. L. 1., Peck, G., Niven, D., Quinn, A., Baker, S., Quayle, A., Papas, I., Scala, G., Darren, J., Morris, O., Tiomkin, D., & Osbiston, A. (2007). The guns of Navarone (Collector's ed.). Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Carl, Foreman et al.. 2007. The Guns of Navarone. Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Carl, Foreman et al.. The Guns of Navarone Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2007.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Foreman, Carl,, et al. The Guns of Navarone Collector's ed., Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2007.

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