A Royal Marine Reserve Major must work with a veteran Captain and a group of incorrigible recruits to attempt what is generally regarded as a suicide mission: the covert destruction of an entire German shipyard in occupied France. Written by
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Ten Brave Men Started Out on the Most Desperate Adventure of the War!
27 March 1956 (USA)
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Also Known As:
Cockle Shell Heroes
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Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
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As Cooley and Todd are getting into their canoe, the Germans appear. Cooley tells Todd to prime his "Little Nell" so they can make a run for it. Todd is already in the canoe and Cooley is half in. After cutting to the Germans, the camera quickly returns to Cooley and Todd who are now standing beside their canoe. See more
I've never seen such an appalling exhibition in my life.
Prologue 1: The Marines were formed 28th October, 1664. On 29th April, 1802, His Majesty, King George III, directed that they should be styled THE ROYAL MARINES See more
March - "The COCKLESHELL HEROES"
by F. Vivian Dunn
(as Lt. Col. F. Vivian Dunn, C.V.O., R.M.)
Principal Director of Music Royal Marines See more