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They Were Expendable

They Were Expendable(1945)

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Brief Synopsis

A Navy commander fights to prove the battle-worthiness of the PT boat at the start of World War II.

Cast & Crew

John Ford Director
Robert Montgomery Lt. John Brickley
John Wayne Lt., J.G., "Rusty" Ryan
Donna Reed Lt. Sandy Davyss
Jack Holt General Martin
Ward Bond "Boats" Mulcahey, C.R.M.
Marshall Thompson Ens. "Snake" Gardner
Paul Langton Ens. "Andy" Andrews
Leon Ames Major James Morton
Arthur Walsh Seaman Jones
Donald Curtis Lt., J.G., "Shorty" Long
Cameron Mitchell Ens. George Cross
Jeff York Ens. Tony Aiken
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  World premiere in Washington, D.C.: 19 Dec 1945
Release Date:  1945 Production Date:  A John Ford Production
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Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Loew's Inc.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Sound System) Production Co:  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp.
Duration(mins):  135 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  12,121    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Something About This Film

    lovethisfilm! 2016-08-27

    Am not a fan of war films,but something about this one makes me watch whenever TCM has it scheduled!DVRd and can watch whenever I can,until it gets erased... MORE>

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    kevin sellers 2016-06-27

    Well, I see that TCM pulled the plug on our exchange. Don't really know why. It's not like we were engaging in obscene or racist rants. Just... MORE>

  • 4 stars/Superlative

    Anne 2016-05-29

    This movie is authenticated by the fact that Montgomery served in a PT squadron. Awesome. He is great as is Wayne and Donna Reed in a small role as a... MORE>