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The Resource They were expendable, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; producer/director, John Ford

They were expendable, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; producer/director, John Ford

Label
They were expendable
Title
They were expendable
Statement of responsibility
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; producer/director, John Ford
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
In the early days of World War II, the Japanese navy pressed relentlessly into the Philippines. Two American skippers are determined to prove that their small PT boats can be shaped into an effective battle fleet against the larger Japanese cruisers
Cataloging source
OPV
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Screenplay, Frank Wead ; musical score, Herbert Stothart
Language note
In English with English or French subtitles
PerformerNote
Robert Montgomery, John Wayne, Donna Reed, Jack Holt, Ward Bond
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1904-1981
  • 1907-1979
  • 1921-1986
  • 1894-1973
  • 1900-1973
  • 1895-1947
  • 1885-1949
  • 1903-1960
  • 1888-1951
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Montgomery, Robert
  • Wayne, John
  • Reed, Donna
  • Ford, John
  • White, William Lindsay
  • Wead, Frank W.
  • Stothart, Herbert
  • Bond, Ward
  • Holt, Jack
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
135
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Torpedo-boats
  • Fighter planes
  • Philippines
  • Guadalcanal (Solomon Islands)
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
They were expendable, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; producer/director, John Ford
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture
  • Based on the book by William L. White
  • Special features includes; interactive menus, theatrical trailer, scene access
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
44734919
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (135 min.)
Isbn
9780790744247
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Bowdoin stacks copy: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
Other control number
012569506626
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
65066
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD format; standard version
Video recording format
DVD
Label
They were expendable, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; producer/director, John Ford
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture
  • Based on the book by William L. White
  • Special features includes; interactive menus, theatrical trailer, scene access
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
44734919
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (135 min.)
Isbn
9780790744247
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Bowdoin stacks copy: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
Other control number
012569506626
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
65066
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD format; standard version
Video recording format
DVD

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