Objective, Burma! Movie Review 1945

Information and Film Reviews for Objective, Burma! the Movie

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Deemed by many to be the greatest and most moving WWII production released during the war. American paratroopers are dropped over Burma where their mission is to destroy a Japanese radar station. The Americans led by Flynn are successful in wiping out the station, but they are spotted and descended upon by Japanese forces. Impeded from returning to Allied lines, the American soldiers must try to survive enemy encounters, exhaustion, starvation, and the elements until they are rescued. Splendid performance by Flynn and exceptional direction from Walsh; excellent performances enhanced by energetic score.


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Available on VHS
Running time 142 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Adventure Drama, POW/MIA, World War II, Jungle Stories, Japan, Adapted from a Story, Survival, 4 Bones
Ranald MacDougall, Lester Cole
Errol Flynn, James Brown, William Prince, George Tobias, Henry Hull, Warner Anderson, Richard Erdman, Mark Stevens, Anthony Caruso, Hugh Beaumont, John Alvin, William (Bill) Hudson, Lester Matthews, George Tyne, Erville Alderson
James Wong Howe
Raoul Walsh
Franz Waxman
Charles S. Galbreath
Jerry Wald, Jack L. Warner, Warner Bros.

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