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They Were Expendable (1945)

135 min - Drama, Action, War - 20 December 1945
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Shortly after Pearl Harbor, a squadron of PT-boat crews in the Philippines must battle the Navy brass between skirmishes with the Japanese. The title says it all about the Navy's attitude towards the PT-boats and their crews.

Director:  John Ford
Stars:  Robert Montgomery, John Wayne, Donna Reed, Jack Holt, Ward Bond, Leon Ames, Arthur Walsh, Marshall Thompson, Paul Langton, Cameron Mitchell, Donald Curtis, Louis Jean Heydt

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Storyline

Shortly after Pearl Harbor, a squadron of PT-boat crews in the Philippines must battle the Navy brass between skirmishes with the Japanese. The title says it all about the Navy's attitude towards the PT-boats and their crews.



Tagline: A Tribute to Those Who Did So Much . . . With So Little!

Genres: Drama, Action, War

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English
Release Date:  20 December 1945

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)

Technical Specs

Runtime:  2 h 15 min

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