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No Man Is an Island (1962)

 -  War | Drama  -  20 September 1962 (USA)
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The true story of George Tweed, an American sailor who became the only serviceman on the island of Guam to avoid capture by the Japanese during the early years of World War II.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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George R. Tweed
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Barbara Perez ...
'Joe' Cruz
Ronald Remy ...
Chico Torres
Paul Edwards Jr. ...
Al Turney
Rolf Bayer ...
Chief Schultz
Vicente Liwanag ...
Vicente
Fred Harris II ...
Roy Lund
Lamberto V. Avellana ...
Mr. Shimoda
Chichay ...
Mrs. Nakamura
Antonio De la Mogueis ...
Florecito
Vic Silayan ...
Major Hondo
Bert La Fortesa ...
Comdr. Oto Harada
Eddie Infante ...
Sus Quintagua
Nardo Ramos ...
Tumon
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The true story of George Tweed, an American sailor who became the only serviceman on the island of Guam to avoid capture by the Japanese during the early years of World War II. Written by Anonymous

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Most incredible true story in U.S. Navy history! See more »

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War | Drama

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Release Date:

20 September 1962 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

L'aigle de Guam  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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(Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The only reason for Barbara Perez in accepting this project was for the opportunity to go to Hollywood to see her favorite stars. She indeed joined the cast in promoting the film in U.S.A. See more »

Goofs

After Mr.Shimoda dies (1:23:29)thieves open his buried coffin and steal his body.This wouldn't have been possible since Mr.Shimoda,like most Japanese Buddhists,would have been cremated the day after the wake.After the cremation his bones would have been picked out of his ashes by the mourners(using chopsticks)and transferred to a large funeral urn. See more »

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Needs a remake!
20 November 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Given that movies in the 50s and 60s were never meant to show the true life "grittiness" of war that we see in movies made today such as Saving Private Ryan, I was more turned off by the lack of truth to the story. As many others have said here, it's a great story worthy of a big budget production. I lived on Guam while in the Navy, and actually had the opportunity to go to what is called "Tweed's cave". Which by the way is located in the Northwest corner of the island on the Navy's Communnication station property. It's well worth the hike because you really get a sense of the life Tweed led in those 18month's. Watch the movie for it's own sake and not for the truthfulness of the story line.


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