Wake Island

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Inspiring account of our marines' hopeless but courageous defense of Wake Island during World War II. Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture!

Inspiring account of our marines' hopeless but courageous defense of Wake Island during World War II. Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture!

Original Release

08/11/1942

US Release

08/11/1942

Cast

Albert Dekker Shad McClosky
Brian Donlevy Maj. Geoffrey Caton
MacDonald Carey Lt. Bruce Cameron
Robert Preston Pvt. Joe Doyle
William Bendix Pvt. Aloysius K. 'Smacksie' Randall
Barbara Britton Sally Cameron
Walter Abel Cmdr. Roberts
Mikhail Rasumny Ivan Probenzky
Rod Cameron Capt. Pete Lewis
Bill Goodwin Sgt. Higbee / Narrator
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

John Farrow

Writers

W.R. Burnett, Frank Butler, Lawrence Hazard, Sloan Nibley

Cast

Albert Dekker Shad McClosky
Brian Donlevy Maj. Geoffrey Caton
MacDonald Carey Lt. Bruce Cameron
Robert Preston Pvt. Joe Doyle
William Bendix Pvt. Aloysius K. 'Smacksie' Randall
Barbara Britton Sally Cameron
Walter Abel Cmdr. Roberts
Mikhail Rasumny Ivan Probenzky
Rod Cameron Capt. Pete Lewis
Bill Goodwin Sgt. Higbee / Narrator
Damian O'Flynn Capt. Bill Patrick
Frank Albertson Johnny Rudd
Philip Van Zandt Cpl. Gus Goebbels
Hugh Beaumont Captain
Hillary Brooke Girl at the Inn
James Brown Wounded Marine First Lieutenant
Robert Carson Marine Spotting Reconnaissance Plane
Don Castle Pvt. Cunkle
Luke Chan Japanese Admiral
Spencer Chan Japanese Captain

Producers

Buddy G. DeSylva Executive Producer
Joseph Sistrom Producer

Editors

Frank Bracht, LeRoy Stone

1943OscarBest Picture Nominated
1943OscarBest Actor in a Supporting Role Nominated
1943OscarBest Director Nominated
1943OscarBest Writing, Original Screenplay Nominated
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