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Gung Ho

Release Date: December 20, 1943

Run Time: 88 mins

Genre: Drama, History, War

Color: Black and White

Country: USA

Director: Ray Enright

Stars: Randolph Scott, Alan Curtis, Noah Beery Jr.

 

Synopsis: The newly formed 2nd Marine Raider Battalion face a frightening first mission during the early days of WWII: to rout the much larger Japanese garrison on Makin Island. The movie has a gritty, realistic feel, achieved by the use of actual war combat footage, and a cast of reliable Hollywood tough guys, including Randolph Scott as Col. Thorwald, and Noah Beery Jr. as Cpl. Kurt Richter. Keep an eye out for a young Robert Mitchum in one of his earliest roles as the swaggering 'Pig-Iron' Matthews!

 

Format: Pro-Res, 23.98 fps, SD