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The Resource They were expendable ; Flying leathernecks, (videorecording DVD)

They were expendable ; Flying leathernecks, (videorecording DVD)

Label
They were expendable ; Flying leathernecks
Title
They were expendable ; Flying leathernecks
Title variation
Flying Leathernecks
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • They were expendable: Two PT-boat skippers defend the Philippines and give the U.S. war effort time to regroup after the crippling losses at Pearl Harbor
  • Flying Leathernecks: An embattled Marine fighter squadron VMF 247 at Guadalcanal is led by John Wayne and campaigning to coordinate ground combat with low-flying aerial sorties
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
  • They were expendable: screenplay by Frank Wead ; produced and directed by John Ford
  • Flying leathernecks: screenplay by James Edward Grant ; produced by Edmund Grainger ; directed by Nicholas Ray
Intended audience
MPAA rating : not rated
Language note
Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
  • They were expendable: Robert Montgomery, John Wayne, Donna Reed, Jack Holt, Ward Bond
  • Flying Leathernecks: John Wayne, Robert Ryan, Don Taylor, Jay C Flippen, William Harrigan
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1900-1973
  • 1895-1947
  • 1902-1966
  • 1894-1973
  • 1911-1979
  • 1904-1981
  • 1907-1979
  • 1913-1973
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • White, William Lindsay
  • Wead, Frank W.
  • Grant, James Edward
  • Ford, John
  • Ray, Nicholas
  • Montgomery, Robert
  • Wayne, John
  • Ryan, Robert
Runtime
237
Series statement
War double feature
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Torpedo-boats
  • Fighter planes
  • Philippines
  • Guadalcanal Island (Solomon Islands)
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
They were expendable ; Flying leathernecks, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "They were expendable" based on the book by William L. White
  • Originally released as motion pictures in 1945; 1951
  • Some copies have a copyright date of 2006, are issued on 1 disc and may include theatrical trailers
  • Special features: both films show their original theatrical trailers
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Extent
2 videodiscs (DVD) (237 min.)
Isbn
9781419829857
Isbn Type
(2006)
Other control number
  • 012569722804
  • 012569802452 (2006)
Other physical details
sd., b&w, col.
System details
DVD, full screen presentation, Dolby digital sound, region 1 compatible
Label
They were expendable ; Flying leathernecks, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
  • "They were expendable" based on the book by William L. White
  • Originally released as motion pictures in 1945; 1951
  • Some copies have a copyright date of 2006, are issued on 1 disc and may include theatrical trailers
  • Special features: both films show their original theatrical trailers
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Extent
2 videodiscs (DVD) (237 min.)
Isbn
9781419829857
Isbn Type
(2006)
Other control number
  • 012569722804
  • 012569802452 (2006)
Other physical details
sd., b&w, col.
System details
DVD, full screen presentation, Dolby digital sound, region 1 compatible

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