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Objective, Burma! (17-Feb-1945)

Director: Raoul Walsh

Writers: Ranald MacDougall; Lester Cole; Alvah Bessie

Music by: Franz Waxman

Producer: Jerry Wald

Keywords: Drama, WWII, Pacific Theater

A team of commandos parachute into the dense jungles of Burma to sabotage a strategic Japanese radar station, only to find the return journey is much more challenging. One of the best war films actually made during the war. Received Oscar nominations for Best Original Story, Best Dramatic Score, and Best Editing.

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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
John Alvin
Actor
24-Oct-1917 27-Feb-2009 The Fighting Sullivans
Warner Anderson
Actor
10-Mar-1911 26-Aug-1976 Matthew Swain on Peyton Place
Richard Erdman
Actor
1-Jun-1925   Leonard on Community
Errol Flynn
Actor
20-Jun-1909 14-Oct-1959 Robin Hood
Henry Hull
Actor
3-Oct-1890 8-Mar-1977 Werewolf of London
Mark Stevens
Actor
13-Dec-1916 15-Sep-1994 The Snake Pit
George Tobias
Actor
14-Jul-1901 27-Feb-1980 Abner Kravitz on Bewitched

CAST

Errol Flynn   ...   Capt. Nelson
with
James Brown   ...   Sgt. Treacy
William Prince   ...   Lt. Sid Jacobs
George Tobias   ...   Cpl. Gabby Gordon
Henry Hull   ...   Mark Williams
Warner Anderson   ...   Col. J. Carter
John Alvin   ...   Hogan
Mark Stevens   ...   Lt. Barker
Dick Erdman   ...   Pvt. Nebraska Hooper

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