She Wore a Yellow Ribbon The nighttime raids are among the best action sequences of the era, but some of the most unforgettable images are the faces of the extras real soldiers? He’d like to be on at least a destroyer. Search for ” They Were Expendable ” on Amazon. Find showtimes, watch trailers, browse photos, track your Watchlist and rate your favorite movies and TV shows on your phone or tablet! Mono Western Electric Sound System. We had hard luck. Ford was never one to not let a good bit of business die with one film.

M-G-M’s Picture of the Year! In , after the fall of the Philippines to the Japanese, U. Both had served in the Navy and Montgomery in fact on P. Iwans Kindheit Andrei Tarkovsky , For those cracker boxes of yours? March 20, He also gets a fling in the romance department with Navy nurse Donna Reed.

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Navy implements a new idea of forming construction battalions that also are fighting units, in case of Japanese attack. Share this Rating Title: The Fighting Seabees An exquisitely shot film with the technical sagacity that Ford is known for.

It’s an unusual John Ford film because the usual heavy comedic monkeyshines are rather subdued here. At Fort Apache, an honorable and veteran war captain finds conflict when his regime is placed under the command of a young, glory hungry lieutenant colonel with no respect for the local Indian tribe.

Guadalcanal Diary Lewis Seiler Filme Follower 40 Liste followen. Pearl Harbor had totalled our Pacific fleet and no supplies could get through. So Brickley and Ryan go to work, first as message carriers between the Philippines and Corregidor, then, finally, as ship hunters. Little by little, the Philippine campaign is doomed to cave in, as comrades-in-arms perish in the sea. American [nationality], captain [military], fighting, Navy, PT-boats, war, sacrifice, sea-battle, Japanese [nationality].


However, they lifted the Spanish language dubbing from the old version and, without any explanation why, the last minutes of the film play in English. Captain Nathan Brittles, on the eve of retirement, takes out a last patrol to stop an impending massive Indian attack.

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Turner Network Televsion, in all Latin American countries, used to air the film in its original form. No do or die heroics here, just a sobering reminder of a terrible beginning for the Americans in the Pacific theater of World War II.

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They Were Expendable is a deft blend of art and propaganda—the work of a significant artist, not an ideological promoter. Himmelfahrtskommando Okinawa Robert Aldrich Yes No Report this.

March 20, Schnellboote vor Bataan Regie John Ford. A trancendent and extremely personal tribute to those who died in the Second World War, including Ford’s own companions. Mono Western Electric Schnlelboote System. Well, while you’ve been cruising around the Pacific, those ‘cracker boxes’ have sunk two converted cruisers, an auxiliary aircraft carrier, a 10,ton tanker, a large freighter, a flock of barges and numerous sons of Nippon!


Nominated for 2 Oscars. The Gallant Hours Robert Montgomery During the film MacArthur, you might recall Gregory Peck saying baraan he was going to vot evacuated from Corregidor by “one of Johnny Bulkeley’s torpedo boats.

Ina Union outfit is sent behind Confederate lines in Mississippi to destroy enemy railroads but a captive southern belle and the unit’s doctor cause frictions within ranks.

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Still the troops there fought on bravely, they were in fact by geography expendable. Trivia When the officers are gathered around the dining table, they stand for a toast, Rusty misses and the drink goes down the front of his shirt, then quickly cuts. Tough Guys Trashy All Moods.

The Americans are hopelessly outnumbered by the Japanese, and with almost all of the Pacific Fleet destroyed at Pearl Harbor, they know help won’t arrive to save them.

Filme Follower Liste followen. They Were Expendable has the benefit though of the American audience knowing the ultimate victory. The story begins in the Phillipines in with Robert Montgomery as real life naval hero John Bulkeley, renamed Brickley for the film, trying to convince the brass of the usefulness of the P.