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In Harm's Way (6-Apr-1965)

Director: Otto Preminger

Writer: Wendell Mayes

From novel: Harm's Way by James Bassett

Music by: Jerry Goldsmith

Producer: Otto Preminger

Keywords: Drama, WWII

John Wayne plays a naval officer relieved of his duties after the attack on Pearl Harbor, but subsequently receives a promotion to Rear Admiral. His second in command, Kirk Douglas, battles personal daemons with limited success. WWII melodrama, sometimes sentimental, demonstrates war's cost on human relationships. Received Oscar nomination for Best Cinematography.

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Dana Andrews
Actor
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Bruce Cabot
Actor
20-Apr-1904 3-May-1972 Saved Fay Wray from King Kong
Brandon De Wilde
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Kirk Douglas
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Larry Hagman
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Jill Haworth
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James Mitchum
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Patricia Neal
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Carroll O'Connor
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Patrick O'Neal
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Slim Pickens
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Paula Prentiss
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Franchot Tone
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Tom Tryon
Novelist
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CAST

John Wayne   ...   Rock
Kirk Douglas   ...   Eddington
Patricia Neal   ...   Maggie
Tom Tryon   ...   Mac
Paula Prentiss   ...   Bev
Brandon De Wilde   ...   Jere
Jill Haworth   ...   Annalee
Dana Andrews   ...   Adm. Broderick
Co-Starring
Stanley Holloway   ...   Clayton Canfil
Burgess Meredith   ...   Cmdr. Egan Powell
Franchot Tone   ...   CINCPAC I
Patrick O'Neal   ...   Cmdr. Neal Owynn
Carroll O'Connor   ...   Lt. Cmdr. Burke
Slim Pickens   ...   CPO Culpepper
James Mitchum   ...   Ens. Griggs
George Kennedy   ...   Col. Gregory
Bruce Cabot   ...   Quartermaster Quoddy
Barbara Bouchet   ...   Liz Eddington
Tod Andrews   ...   Capt. Tuthill
Larry Hagman   ...   Lt. Cline
Stewart Moss   ...   Ens. Balch
Richard Le Pore   ...   Lt. Tom Agar
Chet Stratton   ...   Ship's Doctor
Soo Young   ...   Tearful Woman
Dort Clark   ...   Boston
Phil Mattingly   ...   PT Boat Skipper
and
Henry Fonda   ...   CINCPAC II

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