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Operation Crossbow (The Great Spy Mission) (1965)

Operation Crossbow
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Sophia Loren Sophia Loren
Nora Van Ostamgen
George Peppard George Peppard
Lt. John Curtis
Trevor Howard Trevor Howard
Prof. Lindemann
John Mills John Mills
Gen. Boyd
Richard Johnson Richard Johnson
Duncan Sandys
Tom Courtenay Tom Courtenay
Robert Henshaw
Jeremy Kemp Jeremy Kemp
Phil Bradley
Anthony Quayle Anthony Quayle

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Duilio Coletti Duilio Coletti
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Vittoriano Petrilli Vittoriano Petrilli
(original story)


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Description: Operation Crossbow, later re-released as The Great Spy Mission, is a 1965 British spy thriller and World War II film about Operation Crossbow (1943−1945). It was directed by Michael Anderson and written by Emeric Pressburger, under the pseudonym "Richard Imrie", Derry Quinn, and Ray Rigby from a story from Duilio Coletti and Vittoriano Petrilli. It was filmed at MGM-British Studios. The film is a highly fictionalised account of the real-life Operation Crossbow, made with a large cast of the time's popular film stars, but it does touch on the main aspects of the operation. The scenes alternate between Nazi German d ... (more)
Release date: 1 April 1965
Tags: World War II (4), War (4), Action (3), 1965 (3), Drama (2), WWII (2), British (2), Espionage (2), John Mills (1), HQ (1), Trevor Howard (1), 60's (1), George Peppard (1), Sophia Loren (1), Michael Anderson (1), 1960s (1), Based On A True Story (1), Nazi (1), Operation Crossbow (1), 60s (1)
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