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They Were Expendable

In direct contrast to the flag-waving, jingoistic propaganda films typical of Hollywood during WWII, John Ford's THEY WERE EXPENDABLE is a somber and moving account of America's defeat in the Philippines early in the war. Filming this grim failure, Ford be… (more)

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They Were Expendable - Official Trailer
01:36 — Fact-based account of American PT boat captains who took on the Japanese after the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Colorized version available.
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01:36 — Trailer for They Were Expendable. Shortly after Pearl Harbor, a squadron of PT-boat crews in the Philipines must battle the Navy brass between skirmis (more…)

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A saga of the PT boats and the sailors who manned them in the Philippines during WWII. Inspired by actual events.

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  • Review: In direct contrast to the flag-waving, jingoistic propaganda films typical of Hollywood during WWII, John Ford's THEY WERE EXPENDABLE is a somber and moving account of America's defeat in the Philippines early in the war. Filming this grim failure, Ford be… (more)

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