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Director:
Writers:
Carl Foreman (writer)
Arthur Laurents (play)
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Release Date:
14 September 1949 (France) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Excitement - Movie of the Year! Suspense! Action! Adventure! You have never seen a motion picture like it!
Plot:
During WW2, a reconnaissance platoon is sent to map out a Japanese-held island but racial tensions arise between the white soldiers and the only black member of the group. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
1 win & 1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
A Great and Poignant Movie! See more (27 total) »

Cast

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Jeff Corey ... Doctor
James Edwards ... Private Peter Moss

Lloyd Bridges ... Finch

Douglas Dick ... Major Robinson

Frank Lovejoy ... Sergeant Mingo

Steve Brodie ... T.J. Everett
Cliff Clark ... Colonel Baker

Directed by
Mark Robson 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Carl Foreman  writer
Arthur Laurents  play

Produced by
Stanley Kramer .... producer
Robert Stillman .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Dimitri Tiomkin 
 
Cinematography by
Robert De Grasse 
 
Film Editing by
Harry W. Gerstad 
 
Production Design by
Rudolph Sternad 
 
Art Direction by
Rudolph Sternad 
 
Set Decoration by
Edward G. Boyle 
 
Makeup Department
Gustaf Norin .... makeup artist (as Gus Norin)
 
Production Management
Clem Beauchamp .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Ivan Volkman .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Jean L. Speak .... sound (as Jean Speak)
 
Special Effects by
Jack Rabin .... special effects (as J.R. Rabin)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Charles Burke .... camera operator (uncredited)
Morris Rosen .... grip (uncredited)
Frank Uecker .... gaffer (uncredited)
Scotty Welbourne .... still photographer (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Joe King .... wardrobe
 
Music Department
Manuel Emanuel .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Paul Marquardt .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Herbert Taylor .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Dimitri Tiomkin .... musical director (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Sally Hamilton .... executive secretary (uncredited)
Dale Tate .... title designer (uncredited)
Don Weis .... script supervisor (uncredited)
 

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Runtime:
88 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Recording)
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Trivia:
'The Hollywood Reporter' of 21 March 1949 reported that this movie would feature background choral work performed by the Jester Hairston Choir.See more »
Quotes:
Mingo:Yeah, I'll never forget the first letter I got from my wife. It started, "My darling, darling, darling, I'll never again use the word 'love' without thinking only of you." And I remember the last one I got from her. It started, "Dear T.J., this is the hardest letter I've ever had to write."See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Baadasssss! (2003)See more »
Soundtrack:
(Sometimes I Feel Like a) Motherless ChildSee more »

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10 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
A Great and Poignant Movie!, 6 August 1999
Author: (bluewall@mpinet.net) from Deltona, Florida

I saw this movie when I was about eleven or twelve- years-old, and felt sad about Lloyd Bridges dying and being left behind. I also felt sad for James Edwards who was suffering for the loss of his friend. His suffering is what they call to day "PTSD" Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. I saw the movie again a few months ago and still find it to be a great and poignant movie. Here are two men; one white and the other black,who deep inside see no color, but love for their fellow man and brother. I can attest to that, for being a combat wounded Viet Nam Vet, I saw how soldiers who were white,black,brown,etc. cried for one another when death was upon them. As God knows my heart, I love this movie and thank those that had the courage to first put it out there and to the great cast.

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