The Story of G.I. Joe Movie Review 1945

Information and Film Reviews for The Story of G.I. Joe the Movie

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Grunt's-eye-view of the European theatre in WWII, based on the columns of war correspondent Ernie Pyle. Follows an infantry unit through Italy and concentrates on the everyday experiences of the soldiers, registering genuine emotion and realism. Mitchum's breakthrough role. Most of the actual unit played themselves. Pyle was killed by a sniper shortly before the film's release.

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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 109 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
World War II, Military: Army, Italy, Front Page
Screenplay
Leopold Atlas, Guy Endore, Philip Stevenson, Ernie Pyle
Cast
Burgess Meredith, Robert Mitchum, Wally Cassell, William Benedict, William Murphy, Jimmy Lloyd, Fred Steele, William (Bill) Self, Jack Reilly, Tito Renaldo, Hal Boyle, Chris Cunningham, Jack Foisie, George Lah, Bob Landry, Clete Roberts, Robert Rueben, Don Whitehead
Cinematography
Russell Metty
Director
William A. Wellman
Music
Louis Applebaum, Ann Ronell
Other
Ernie Pyle
Producer
Lester Cowan, Columbia Pictures

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