I am currently watching the 1930s version of Gunga Din courtesy of BBC IPlayer on my IPad during the commute to and from work. I am really enjoying it but it did make me wonder about those seminal war films I have not seen rather than those that I have. So, by way of a bit of fun I am listing the top five films I have not seen that are, for want of a better expression, 'mainstream' war films. Readers of the blog may, if they are interested in this particular piece of whimsy, comment with there own favourites. The only caveat is that they should have been released prior to the year 2000.
The five films I have not seen and that are on my to do list are as follows:
1. 55 Days in Peking
3. The Sand Pebbles
4. Robin and Marion
5. The Heroes of Telemark
And for the more poetically inclined amongst you I would like to share the following: