They Who Dare (1954)

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During World War II, British commandos are sent to destroy a Luftwaffe airfield on a Greek island.

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Director:

Lewis Milestone

Writer:

Robert Westerby (screenplay)

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30 July 2014 | Spikeopath
5
| The Colossus' of Rhodes.
They Who Dare is directed by Lewis Milestone and written by Robert Westerby. It stars Dirk Bogarde, Denholm Elliott, Akim Tamiroff, William Russell, Eric Pohlmann and Harold Siddons. Music is by Robert Gill and cinematography by Wilkie Cooper.

It's "men on a mission" time as Special Commandos and some Greek partisans meet up on Rhodes to blow up two German airfields. And that's about it really, oh of course there's problems along the way such as questions of loyalty, hazards and set-backs such as minefields, and talking – lots of talking - as the men stand or sit around pondering the war and or - their own inadequacies etc. When the big action finale comes it is kind of worth the wait, but the performances are only adequate throughout and the script is lazily written to the point of tedium setting in. 5/10

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Genres

Drama | History | War

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Release Date:

2 February 1954

Language

English


Country of Origin

UK

Filming Locations

Malta

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