TV-PG | | Action, Adventure, Drama
A British team is sent to cross occupied Greek territory and destroy the massive German gun emplacement that commands a key sea channel.
The character of Mallory is a New Zealander in the novel, although his nationality is never mentioned in this movie.
Greece and the islands of the Aegean Sea have given birth to many myths and legends of war and adventure. And these once-proud stones, these ruined and shattered temples bear witness to the civilization that flourished and then died here and to the ...
Mallory and Anna sit together when Mallory has taken the first watch. In the first closeup (from Mallory's side) she has no tears on her cheeks, but in the opposite shot (from Anna's side) there are tears on her cheeks.
Opening credits prologue: The first day 02.00 Hours An Allied Airfield somewhere in the Middle East
To receive a 'U' certificate the original UK cinema version was overdubbed to remove all of Barnsby's uses of the word 'bloody' (the word was replaced with the less offensive 'ruddy'), and this same print appeared on early video releases. The film was restored in 1993 and all later widescreen releases feature the full unedited version.
English, Greek, German, Latin