Wake Island

Directed by John Farrow

Year: 1942
Running Time: 88
Color Type: B&W
Aspect Ratio: 1.37:1
Country: U.S.
Language: English
Genres: War, Drama
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Wake Island

Cast
Brian Donlevy
Robert Preston
Macdonald Carey
William Bendix
Albert Dekker
Walter Abel
Rod Cameron

Crew
Directed by John Farrow


They fought their way to glory! From John Farrow, the acclaimed director of Five Came Back, Calcutta, The Big Clock, Night Has a Thousand Eyes and Plunder of the Sun, comes this thrilling World War II classic starring Brian Donlevy (The Great McGinty), Robert Preston (Beau Geste), Macdonald Carey (Shadow of a Doubt), Albert Dekker (Dr. Cyclops) and William Bendix (Lifeboat). The first realistic American film made about World War II, this hard-hitting drama is based on the incredible true story of a handful of U.S. Marines holding out against an overwhelming Japanese air, land and sea assault and battling their way to glory and into the pages of history. Wake Island received Oscar nominations for Best Picture, Director, Supporting Actor (Bendix) and Original Screenplay (W. R. Burnett, Frank Butler).

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