They were expendable

Directed by: John Ford, Robert Montgomery, USA, 1945

USA, 1945
Plakatmotiv They were expendable, © Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)

Cast and Credits

Production Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
Director John Ford
Robert Montgomery
Scenario Frank Wead
Based on Frank Wead [Novel]
Director of Photography Joseph H. August
Composer Herbert Stothart
Cast Murray Alper [Mahan]
Leon Ames [Major James Morton]
Robert Barrat [General MacArthur]
Ward Bond ["Boats" Mulcahy]
Louis Jean Heydt ["Ohio"]
Jack Holt [General Martin]
Paul Langton
Cameron Mitchell
Robert Montgomery [Lt. John Brickley]
Jack Pennick [Doc]
Donna Reed [Lt. Sandy Davyss]
Harry Tenbrook [Larsen]
Harry Tenbrook ["Snake" Gardner]
Harry Tenbrook [Jones]
John Wayne [Lt. Rusty Ryan]
John Wayne [Tony Aiken]

Technical specifications
Technical Details: Format: 35 mm - Black and White,Length: 135 minutes
Sound System: mono
Szenenphoto aus They were expendable, © Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)

Reviews in German: "Aussagekräftige Bilder und eine leidenschaftliche Regie" (Motion Picture Guide)

"Gemisch aus amerikanischem Nationalpathos und soldatischem Galgenhumor. überflüssiger Kriegs- und Heldenfilm aus dem Produktionsjahr 1945." (6000

"Eine atemberaubende Inszenierung mit Nationalpathos und etwas Galgenhumor angereichert." (tele)

General Information

They were expendable is a motion picture produced in the year 1945 as a USA production. The Film was directed by John Ford, Robert Montgomery, with , Leon Ames, Robert Barrat, Ward Bond, Louis Jean Heydt, in the leading parts. We have currently no synopsis of this picture on file;

Bibliography 6000 Filme, pg 377
Leonard Maltin's TV Movies and Video Guide 1991 pg 1167

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