Cinema: Gorilla Warfare

The Secret Invasion. "Achtung!" One misty midnight in the fall of 1943, the glare of a flare illuminates a tiny trawler wallowing off the coast of Yugoslavia. "Wer geht da?" the captain of a German patrol boat bellows in his bullhorn.

To this question, as every well-trained scriptwriter knows, there are four correct replies: 1) Allied commandos and/or Yugoslav partisans; 2) Sophia Loren disguised as a sack of Sicilian melons; 3) The Thing; 4) a gruesome crew of master criminals who have all been promised pardon if they will undertake a fantastically dangerous mission...

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