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The Cockleshell Heroes

Major Stringer (Jose Ferrer, who also directed) leads a small group of Royal Marines on a secret raid in which they travel downriver by kayak (two men per) to the docks of Bordeaux to plant mines on Nazi vessels. During the assault, all but two of the men… (more)

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Mon Oct 10 1:00pm
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Star Jose Ferrer directed this story of Royal Marines in training to destroy German ships in Bordeaux harbor during World War II. Trevor Howard, Anthony Newley, Victor Maddern. Suspenseful script (Bryan Forbes), with welcome humor.

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  • Review: Major Stringer (Jose Ferrer, who also directed) leads a small group of Royal Marines on a secret raid in which they travel downriver by kayak (two men per) to the docks of Bordeaux to plant mines on Nazi vessels. During the assault, all but two of the men… (more)

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