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The Story of G. I. Joe

The Story of G. I. Joe(1945)

Also Known As: Ernie Pyles Story of G I Joe | Here Is Your War | Story of G. I. Joe |

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Brief Synopsis

War correspondent Ernie Pyle joins an Army platoon during World War II to learn what battle is really about.

Cast & Crew

Burgess Meredith Ernie Pyle, Scripps-Howard War Correspondent
Robert Mitchum Lieutenant [Bill] Walker
Freddie Steele Sergeant [Steve] Warnicki
Wally Cassell Private Dondaro
Jimmy Lloyd Private Spencer
Jack Reilly Private [Robert "Wingless"] Murphy
Bill Murphy Private Mew
Dorothy Coonan Elizabeth "Red" Murphy
Shelley Mitchell Voice of "Axis Sally"
Pat Friday Singer on radio
Yolanda Lacca Amelia, Italian café girl

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  not available
Release Date:  1945 Production Date:  A William A. Wellman Production
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  United Artists Corp.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording) Production Co:  Lester Cowan Productions, Inc.
Duration(mins):  108-109 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  9,787 or 9,896    
Duration(reels):  11    

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  • There is only one, BEST. This is it.

    Katzeyes 2018-02-19

    This is the very best film ever made of infantry warfare during the Second World War. That's saying a lot. It is so real you can smell it. The rain,... MORE>

  • Great film to be viewed on Memorial Day

    Jeff Boston 2016-05-21

    Pyle's tribute: For those below the wooden crosses, there's nothing we can do except pause and say "Thanks, Pal. Thanks." ... MORE>

  • remember

    richard 2016-01-12

    I am a Korean war combat vet. I remember the movie when I was a child. Often wondered why it was never shown in later years. Would like to have it on DVD... MORE>