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    They Were Expendable (Peter Bogdanovich intro for The Essentials)

    Director and film historian Peter Bogdanovich introduces John Ford's classic World War II actioner They Were Expendable (1945) for TCM's The Essentials.

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They Were Expendable (Peter Bogdanovich intro for The Essentials)
Director and film historian Peter Bogdanovich introduces John Ford's classic World War II actioner They Were Expendable (1945) for TCM's The Essentials.>
They Were Expendable -- (Movie Clip) Those Are Jap...
Japanese planes in attack formation over Manila Bay,...
They Were Expendable -- (Movie Clip) Those Are Jap Planes
Japanese planes in attack formation over Manila Bay, Brickley (Robert Montgomery) and his exec Ryan (John Wayne) sense a chance to demonstrate the value of their often overlooked Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron, early in John Ford's They Were Expendable, 1945.>
They Were Expendable -- (Movie Clip) Rather LIke...
Mostly on her initiative, Navy nurse Sandy (Donna Reed) and...
They Were Expendable -- (Movie Clip) Rather LIke Back Home
Mostly on her initiative, Navy nurse Sandy (Donna Reed) and her recovering patient Lt. Ryan (John Wayne) have danced into seclusion during a dance at the hospital, when his boss Brickley (Robert Montgomery) interrupts, on Corregidor, 1941, in John Ford's They Were Expendable, 1945.>
They Were Expendable -- (Movie Clip) What Is Your...
Torpedo boat skipper Ryan (John Wayne), furious at being...
They Were Expendable -- (Movie Clip) What Is Your Rank?
Torpedo boat skipper Ryan (John Wayne), furious at being sent to the hospital after getting his first decent mission, takes his frustration out on nurse and lieutenant Sandy (Donna Reed), in John Ford's They Were Expendable, 1946.>
They Were Expendable -- (Movie Clip) Those Boats...
Director John Ford framing the predicament, torpedo boat...
They Were Expendable -- (Movie Clip) Those Boats Of Yours
Director John Ford framing the predicament, torpedo boat pilots Brickley (Robert Montgomery) and Ryan (John Wayne) put on a terrific show in Manila Bay, then get dissed by an admiral, early in They Were Expendable, 1946.>
They Were Expendable -- (Movie Clip) Mr....
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They Were Expendable -- (Movie Clip) Mr. Ryan's Guest
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They Were Expendable -- (Movie Clip) Jap Task...
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They Were Expendable -- (Movie Clip) Jap Task Force
Hopes are raised when Ryan (John Wayne) and fellow P-T boat captains see a chance for action, then dashed when Brickley (Robert Montgomery) gets orders from the admiral (Charles Trowbridge), in They Were Expendable, 1945.>
They Were Expendable - (Original Trailer)
They Were Expendable
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They Were Expendable - (Original Trailer)
A Navy commander (John Wayne) fights to prove the effectiveness of the PT boat at the start of WW II in They Were Expendable (1945).>
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