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Alistair MacLean

  • War Movie Mondays: ‘Force 10 from Navarone’

    This week’s pick is the 1978 release of Force 10 from Navarone, directed by Guy Hamilton (Battle of Britain). This was the sequel to the 1961 film The Guns of Navarone, which…

  • War Movie Mondays: ‘The Guns of Navarone’

    This week’s pick is the classic World War II commando caper The Guns of Navarone (1961) directed by J. Lee Thompson, and written by acclaimed author Alistair MacLean, (Where Eagles Dare).…

  • War Movie Mondays: ‘Where Eagles Dare’

    1986’s Where Eagles Dare is a World War II spy/action film which is based on Alistair MacLean’s novel about a group of allied commandos who must break into an impregnable German…