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Battle Cry (1955) Poster

(1955)

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Film debut of L.Q. Jones (billed under his real name of "Justus E. McQueen"; he took his character's name in this film as his real name after this film was released).
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During the scene where the Marines are resting during the march back to camp they are passed by the 1st Marines returning in trucks. There is waving and jeering as the trucks go by. One of the Marines sitting on the ground can be seen "flipping the bird".
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The movie is based on the novel by Leon Uris, who also wrote the screenplay, and was produced and directed by Raoul Walsh. It received an Academy Award nomination for Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture.
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The transport the green Marines boarding to take them to Guadalcanal is the USS Talladega (APA-208) an attack transport.
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The transport shown at dock side after Andy's marriage to Pat on which his battalion is shipping out, is the USS Pickaway (APA-222). It was an attack transport commissioned 12 Dec 1944.
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The ship shown in the Saipan landing scene was the USS Pima County (LST-1081).
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Film debuts of Perry Lopez, Don Durant and Harold Knudsen.
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