Bataan

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  • NR
During World War II, a small platoon of U.S. soldiers overcome deadly odds in order to blow-up a Japanese-held bridge in the Philippines in this hard-hitting story about the sacrifices of World War II. This gritty war drama is based on a heroic true... read more
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During World War II, a small platoon of U.S. soldiers overcome deadly odds in order to blow-up a Japanese-held bridge in the Philippines in this hard-hitting story about the sacrifices of World War II. This gritty war drama is based on a heroic true story and stars Golden Globe- winner Robert Taylor (Ivanhoe), Oscar-honoree George Murphy (Battleground), Oscar-winner Thomas Mitchell (Stagecoach) and Desi Arnaz (I Love Lucy). Bataan was selected by the prestigious American Film Institute as one of the 400 best American films of all time.

Original Release

06/03/1943

US Release

06/03/1943

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Cast

Robert Taylor Sergeant Bill Dane / Sgt. Bill Dane
George Murphy Lieut. Steve Bentley / Lt. Steve Bentley
Thomas Mitchell Corp. Jake Feingold / Cpl. Jake Feingold
Lloyd Nolan Corp. Barney Todd / Cpl. Barney Todd
Lee Bowman Capt. Henry Lassiter
Robert Walker Leonard Purckett
Desi Arnaz Felix Ramirez
Barry Nelson F.X. Matowski
Phillip Terry Matthew Hardy
Roque Espiritu Corp. Juan Katigbak
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Tay Garnett

Writers

Robert Hardy Andrews, Garrett Fort, Dudley Nichols

Cast

Robert Taylor Sergeant Bill Dane / Sgt. Bill Dane
George Murphy Lieut. Steve Bentley / Lt. Steve Bentley
Thomas Mitchell Corp. Jake Feingold / Cpl. Jake Feingold
Lloyd Nolan Corp. Barney Todd / Cpl. Barney Todd
Lee Bowman Capt. Henry Lassiter
Robert Walker Leonard Purckett
Desi Arnaz Felix Ramirez
Barry Nelson F.X. Matowski
Phillip Terry Matthew Hardy
Roque Espiritu Corp. Juan Katigbak
Kenneth Spencer Wesley Eeps
Alex Havier Yankee Salazar
Tom Dugan Sam Malloy
Donald Curtis Lieutenant
Ernie Alexander Wounded Soldier
Luke Chan Japanese Soldier
Bud Geary Infantry Soldier
Mary McLeod Elsie McAlister
Phil Schumacher Machine Gunner
Beal Wong Japanese Soldier

Producers

Dore Schary Executive Producer
Irving Starr Producer

Editors

George White

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