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American and Japanese soldiers, stranded on a tiny Pacific island during World War II, must make a temporary truce and cooperate to survive various tribulations. Told through the eyes of the American and Japanese unit commanders, who must deal with an atmosphere of growing distrust and tension between their men. Written by
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The title is from John Dryden's poem, "Alexander's Feast", stanza 1: "None but the brave/ deserve the fair." See more »
During the shooting scenes between the Marines and the Japanese, some troops from both sides kneel or stand in plain sight of their opponents, and a few are killed as a result. In actual combat, soldiers would remain crouched or prone behind cover so as to present the smallest possible target to the enemy. See more »
The line "Nobody Ever Wins" appears in place of "The End" just before the end credits start, which is appropriate given the film's anti-war message. See more »
A plane load of US Marines crashlands on a Pacific Island held by Japanese soldiers during WW2. The Marines include a green lieutenant (Sands), a veteran sergeant (Dexter) and a medic (Sinatra). Clint Walker plays the pilot who is more than just a pilot.
The Japanese have been bypassed by their own and are seeking a way off the island. There are a few skirmishes with the Marines and then a "truce".
But how long will it hold for?
Good characters, story and actors make it worth watching.
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