Story of G.I. Joe (1945)

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    Dvd English

    IMDB User Rating:7.6/10

    Awards:Nominated for 4 Oscars.

    Director:William A. Wellman

    Genre:Biography | Drama | War

    Plot:War correspondent Ernie Pyle joins Company C* 18th Infantry as this American army unit fights its way across North Africa in World War II. He comes to know the soldiers and finds much human interest material for his readers back in the States. Later* he catches up with the unit in Italy and accompanies it through the battles of San Vittorio and Cassino. He learns from its commanding officer* Lt. (later Capt.) Bill Walker of the loneliness of command* and from the individual G.I.'s of the human capacity to survive drudgery* discomfort* and the terror of combat.


    Burgess Meredith ... Ernie Pyle / Narrator
    Robert Mitchum... Lt. / Capt. Bill Walker
    Freddie Steele... Sgt. Steve Warnicki
    Wally Cassell... Pvt. Dondaro
    Jimmy Lloyd... Pvt. Spencer
    John R. Reilly... Pvt. Robert 'Wingless' Murphy
    William Murphy... Pv. Mew (as Bill Murphy)
    Sicily and Italy Combat Veterans of the Campaigns in Africa...Themselves
    Don Whitehead... Himself (A.P.)
    George Lait... Himself (International News Service)
    Chris Cunningham... Himself (U.P.)
    Hal Boyle ... Himself (A.P.)
    Jack Foisie... Himself (Stars and Stripes)
    Bob Landry... Himself (Life)
    Lucien Hubbard... Himself (Readers Digest)



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