Cinema: Boys' Own


Directed by Guy Hamilton Screenplay by Robin Chapman and George MacDonald Eraser

The word Navarone may appear in the title of this movie, but never once does it escape the generally stiff lips of the characters. The word's function is to remind us of the secret mission to blow up the guns in the grand old adventure saga of 1961, and to stir hopes that we are in for more of the same 18 years later. In other words, this is an implied rather than an actual sequel. In the new film the lines behind which our guys are...

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