Action, Drama, War
4 January 1962
Luigi Durand de la Penne),
Robert Shaw(Lieutenant Field),
Act of Valor,
For Your Eyes Only,
Tomorrow Never Dies,
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
The Valiant is a 1962 British/Italian international co-production film directed by Roy Ward Baker, and starring John Mills, Ettore Manni, Roberto Risso, Robert Shaw, and Liam Redmond. It is based on the Italian manned torpedo attack which seriously damaged the two British battleships Valiant and Queen Elizabeth and the oil tanker Sagona at the port of Alexandria in December 1941.
The film had a Royal Gala Premiere on 4 January 1962 at the Odeon Leicester Square in the presence of Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent.
Alexandria December, 1941. Two Italian frogmen are captured under suspicion of placing a mine under the HMS Valiant. They are brought onto the ship for questioning.
ReferencesThe Valiant (1962 film) Wikipedia
The Valiant (1962 film) IMDb The Valiant (1962 film) themoviedb.org