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OPERATION CROSSBOW


Title of the Film OPERATION CROSSBOW
Alternative Titles THE GREAT SPY MISSION; CODE NAME: OPERATION CROSSBOW
English Titles  
Year of Release 1965
Country of Origin US, UK, Italy
Language(s) English
Run Time (in minutes) 116
Length (in meters) 3189
Colour colour
Genre War, thriller, anti-Nazi
Based on/Source  
Production Companies MGM, Carlo Ponti
Producer(s) Carlo Ponti
Director Michael Anderson
Cast Sophia Loren, George Peppard, Trevor Howard, John Mills, Richard Johnson, Tom Courtenay, Lilli Palmer, Paul Henreid, Helmut Dantine, Wolf Frees, Karel Stepanek, Milo Sperber, Ferdy Mayne, Anton Diffring, Guy Deghy, John G. Heller
Literature New York Times, 2 April 1965.
Variety, 7 April 1965.
Times, 20 May 1965.
Monthly Film Bulletin, vol. 32, no. 378 (July 1965).
Special notes Screenplay by Richard Imrie (= Emeric Pressburger), Derry Quinn and Ray Rigby. Director of photography: Erwin Hillier.




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