The Guns of Navarone 60 years old

The Greatest High Adventure Ever Filmed!

The Guns of Navarone

A team of allied saboteurs are assigned an impossible mission: infiltrate an impregnable Nazi-held island and destroy the two enormous long-range field guns that prevent the rescue of 2,000 trapped British soldiers.

Credits

Richard Harris
Richard Harris

Squadron Leader Howard Barnsby RAAF

Anthony Quinn
Anthony Quinn

Col. Andrea Stavros

Gregory Peck
Gregory Peck

Capt. Keith Mallory

Gia Scala
Gia Scala

Anna

James Robertson Justice
James Robertson Justice

Commodore Jensen / Prologue Narrator

Anthony Quayle
Anthony Quayle

Maj. Roy Franklin

The Guns of Navarone Cast

Name Character
Richard Harris He was 30, 72 years old when he died as Squadron Leader Howard Barnsby RAAF
Anthony Quinn He was 46, 86 years old when he died as Col. Andrea Stavros
Walter Gotell He was 37, 73 years old when he died as Muesel
Gregory Peck He was 45, 87 years old when he died as Capt. Keith Mallory
James Robertson Justice He was 54, 68 years old when he died as Commodore Jensen / Prologue Narrator
David Niven He was 51, 73 years old when he died as Cpl. Miller
Anthony Quayle He was 47, 76 years old when he died as Maj. Roy Franklin
Irene Papas She was 35, now 95 years old as Maria Pappadimos
Victor Buono He was 23, 43 years old when he died as Greek Cleric at Wedding Plaza
Albert Lieven He was 54, 65 years old when he died as Commandant
Norman Wooland He was 51, 79 years old when he died as Group Captain
Bryan Forbes He was 34, 86 years old when he died as Cohn
Percy Herbert He was 40, 72 years old when he died as Sgt. Grogan
Allan Cuthbertson He was 41, 67 years old when he died as Maj. Baker
Stanley Baker He was 33, 48 years old when he died as Pvt. 'Butcher' Brown
Christopher Rhodes He was 47, 50 years old when he died as German Gunnery Officer
Gia Scala She was 27, 38 years old when she died as Anna
James Darren He was 25, now 85 years old as Pvt. Spyros Pappadimos
Michael Trubshawe He was 55, 79 years old when he died as Weaver
George Mikell He was 31, now 91 years old as SS Hauptman Sessler

The Guns of Navarone Crew

Name Department
Carl Foreman as Producer. He was 46 (69) years old when He died Production
Carl Foreman as Screenplay. He was 46 (69) years old when He died Writing
Raymond Poulton as Associate Editor. He was 45 (75) years old when He died Editing
John Cox as Sound Recordist. He was 160 (171) years old when He died Sound
Wally Veevers as Special Effects. Crew
George Frost as Makeup Artist. He was 241 (76) years old when He died Costume & Make-Up
Oswald Hafenrichter as Associate Editor. He was 62 (74) years old when He died Editing
Paul Francis Webster as Songs. He was 53 (76) years old when He died Sound
Denys N. Coop as Camera Operator. He was 40 (61) years old when He died Camera
John Wilcox as Additional Photography. He was 56 (74) years old when He died Camera
Harold Buck as Production Manager. Production
Alan Osbiston as Editor. He was 47 (56) years old when He died Editing
Geoffrey Drake as Production Design. He was 50 (84) years old when He died Art
Olga Lehmann as Costume Design. She was 49 (89) years old when She died Costume & Make-Up
Alistair MacLean as Novel. He was 39 (64) years old when He died Writing
Oswald Morris as Director of Photography. He was 45 (98) years old when He died Camera
Peter Yates as Assistant Director. He was 31 (81) years old when He died Directing
John Victor-Smith as Associate Editor. Editing
Cecil F. Ford as Associate Producer. He was 49 (68) years old when He died Production
Wally Schneiderman as Makeup Artist. He was 39 (now 99) years old Costume & Make-Up
The Guns of Navarone poster
The Guns of Navarone (60 years)

The Greatest High Adventure Ever Filmed!

  • Release day: Thursday, April 27, 1961
  • Runtime: 158 minutes
  • Budget: 6000000.00
  • Revenue: 28900000.00