Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Ill Met by Moonlight (1957).

Today New York Review of Books Classics releases Patrick Leigh Fermor: An Adventure, Artemis Cooper's biography of the swashbuckling writer. Fermor's involvement in the kidnapping of a Nazi general in Crete was dramatized in Ill Met by Moonlight (1957), with Dirk Bogarde as Fermor and Marius Goring as the general. The directors are Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, aka the Archers.

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