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Marine Raiders (1944)

 -  War | Drama | Action  -  11 July 1944 (USA)
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Maj. Steve Lockhart
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Russell Wade ...
Lt. Tony 'Junior' Hewitt
Edmund Glover ...
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Robert Anderson ...
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Michael St. Angel ...
Lt. Sherwood
Patrick O'Moore ...
Australian Doctor - Field Hospital
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COURAGE - Cold as the Steel of their Bayonets! ROMANCE - Warm as the Love which Inspires It! ACTION - Shaking the Skies!

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War | Drama | Action | Romance

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11 July 1944 (USA)  »

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Ledernacken  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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Lt. Ellen Foster: You look lovely.
Capt. Dan Craig: A marine's not supposed to look lovely.
Lt. Ellen Foster: You do.
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Opening credits prologue: (tickertape) 12 SEPT. 1942 ...... IN THE SOUTHWEST PACIFIC UNITED STATES MARINES ON GUADALCANAL LAST NIGHT ENGAGED IN MINOR SKIRMISHES AND PATROL ACTIVITY. JAPANESE REINFORCEMENTS ARE BELIEVED TO HAVE BEEN LANDED. OUR POSITIONS REMAIN INTACT. See more »

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Red River Valley
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This one stars Pat O'Brien AND Robert Ran--so of course I'll watch it!
20 October 2010 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

While Pat O'Brien's films often lacked realism, he was a fun actor to watch and his films almost never failed to entertain. Robert Ryan was also extremely entertaining (but a bit underrated) but a different sort of actor--much more believable and ordinary (in a good way). With both these wonderful actors in the film, it's no surprise that I'd watch this film!

As far as the film goes, it is a pretty standard WWII action film. It chronicles a group of Marines through some nameless engagements as well as a romance between Ryan and Ruth Hussey--who, inexplicably, was cast as an Australian--though she hadn't a trace of the proper accent. Nothing great here, but competently done. Oh, and despite Ryan receiving second billing, clearly he's the leading man here, though O'Brien was the household name--thus the billing. Worth seeing but not necessary unless you are a Robert Ryan fan.


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