Guns of Navarone, The (1961)

The Guns of Navarone (1961), directed by J. Lee Thompson.

A war adventure with a commando team against impossible odds. It's exciting but a total fantasy with very little plausibility to the plot. I took it more seriously as a boy. Alistair MacLean was great at these "one damn thing after another" plots.

Gregory Peck was 45 and close to the peak of his powers. David Niven and Anthony Quinn are fine.

Dimitri Tiomkin score. Filmed on Rhodes.

Available on Blu-ray. Classicflix has it; Netflix doesn't.