Directed by RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH Screenplay by CARL FOREMAN
You may recall The Guns of Navarone. Gregory Peck, indomitable as ever, was the leader of a crack World War II commando unit dispatched to destroy a brobdingnagian Nazi artillery unit. En route, Peck and his troops would often denounce the ironies of fate and the horrors of war, then slaughter like Saracens when they finally came up against the foe.
Apparently impressed with the lead-soldier shenanigans of Navarone, Winston Churchill summoned its writer-producer Carl Foreman, talked with him about the movie, and about...