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Operation Crossbow (1965) was a Action - Drama Film directed by Michael Anderson and produced by Carlo Ponti.

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On Blu-ray: Action and Suspense in Operation Crossbow (1965) and The World, The Flesh and the Devil (1959)

By KC on Feb 5, 2020 From Classic Movies

Operation Crossbow (1965) This fast-paced, intense action thriller makes better use of its big cast than your typical all-star production. It plugs its characters into the story with smooth logic and always with an eye on moving the narrative forward with satisfying efficiency. The film is loosely ... Read full article

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John Le Mesurier and Basil Dignam filmed scenes as British army officers but their scenes were cut.
This film's title is the same code-name for the real World War II spy mission, which was code-named "Crossbow". After the Second World War, because of this movie's title, reference to these events popularized them as being "Operation Crossbow".
MGM executives did not know the German characters would be speaking German (with subtitles) until they saw the rough cut; they wanted to have the German dialogue dubbed into English, but director Michael Anderson persuaded them to keep the subtitled dialogue.
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