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Guns of Darkness is a 1962 British drama film directed by Anthony Asquith which stars David Niven, Leslie Caron and James Robertson Justice. It is based on the novel Act of Mercy by Francis Clifford (the book was re-entitled Guns of Darkness in its US publication).

Guns of Darkness
Directed byAnthony Asquith
Written byFrancis Clifford (novel)
John Mortimer (film)
StarringDavid Niven
Leslie Caron
James Robertson Justice
David Opatoshu
Music byBenjamin Frankel
CinematographyRobert Krasker
Edited byFrederick Wilson
Distributed byWarner-Pathé Distributors
Release date
17 August 1962 (USA)
Running time
102 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

Plot summaryEdit

Caught in a South American country during a coup, a British couple (Niven and Caron) try to help the ousted President escape to the frontier.


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