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They Were Expendable

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Genres: Drama, War
Starring: Robert Montgomery, John Wayne, Donna Reed, Jack Holt, and Ward Bond
Director: John Ford
Plot Synopsis:

Supplies are dwindling. Troops are hopelessly outnumbered. But even in defeat there is victory. The defenders of the Philippines – including PT-boat skippers John Brickley (Robert Montgomery) and Rusty Ryan (John Wayne) – will give the U.S. war effort time to regroup after the devastation of Pearl Harbor.

 Director John Ford's World War II tale knows its battle-scarred topic firsthand. Montgomery was himself a Pacific PT-boat commander and a valorous Bronze Star recipient. Ford filmed the Academy Award-winning documentary The Battle of Midway. And Wayne creates a portrait of patriotic resolve as only he can. They Were Expendable salutes all who expended themselves during some of the war's bleakest hours.

  • Release Details
    Release Date: June 7th, 2016
    Movie Release Year: 1945
    Release Country: United States
    Movie Studio: Warner Archive