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The guns of Navarone [videorecording (DVD)]
The guns of Navarone [videorecording (DVD)]
Physical Description:
2 videodiscs (ca. 157 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Disc 1. Feature film -- Disc 2. Special features.
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.
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System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital surround, remastered in high definition.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
Video disc
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice:
[Culver City, Calif.] : Columbia Pictures, [1961]
General Note (Repeatable):
Title from disc label. Based on the novel by Alistair MacLean. Originally released as a motion picture in 1961. 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.