Bataan

TitleBataan
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1943
AuthorsGarnett, Tay
Running Time114
Date Released06/1943
DistributorMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer, United States Office of War Information
CountryUnited States
Publication Languageeng
Abstract

Based on the Battle of the Bataan during World War II, this film follows a group of black and white American soldiers intent on blocking the Japanese capture of the Philippines. The group faces enemy fire, disease, and hand-to-hand combat in their effort to destroy a strategic bridge.  

Cast

Robert Taylor

George Murphy

Thomas Mitchell

Lloyd Nolan

Robert Walker

Desi Arnaz

Credits

Directed by Tay Garnett

Produced by Irving Starr

Written by Robert Hardy Andrews, Garrett Fort (uncredited), and Dudley Nichols (uncredited)

Music by Bronislau Kaper and Eric Zeisl

Cinematography by Sidney Wagner

Edited by George White

Genre

War

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47057276