Wake Island

  • 1942
  • Movie
  • NR
  • War

The heroic but doomed defense of Wake Island against the Japanese in the opening days of WWII provided the basis for this slightly fictionalized, immensely popular flag-waver that garnered several Academy Award nominations. A perfect example of Hollywood's contribution to the war effort, the film demonstrated that even in defeat there was victory, and provided...read more

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Director (1 Credit)
Writer (2 Credits)
Frank Butler
W.R. Burnett
Producer (1 Credit)
Joseph Sistrom
Cinematographer (1 Credit)
Theodor Sparkuhl
Editor (1 Credit)
LeRoy Stone
Musical Composer (1 Credit)
David Buttolph
Art Director (2 Credits)
Earl Hedrick
Hans Dreier

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