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The Resource They were expendable, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture ; a John Ford production ; screenplay by Frank Wead ; directed by John Ford

They were expendable, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture ; a John Ford production ; screenplay by Frank Wead ; directed by John Ford

Label
They were expendable
Title
They were expendable
Statement of responsibility
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture ; a John Ford production ; screenplay by Frank Wead ; directed by John Ford
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
They were expendable: Two PT-boat skippers defend the Philippines and give the U.S. war effort time to regroup after the crippling losses at Pearl Harbor
Member of
Cataloging source
VA@
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Joseph H. August ; editor, Frank E. Hull and Douglass Biggs ; music, Herbert Stothart
Language note
In English with English and French and Spanish subtitles
PerformerNote
Robert Montgomery, John Wayne, Donna Reed, Jack Holt, Ward Bond
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1894-1973
  • 1895-1947
  • 1900-1973
  • 1907-1979
  • 1904-1981
  • 1921-1986
  • 1888-1951
  • 1903-1960
  • 1885-1949
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ford, John
  • Wead, Frank W.
  • White, William Lindsay
  • Wayne, John
  • Montgomery, Robert
  • Reed, Donna
  • Holt, Jack
  • Bond, Ward
  • Stothart, Herbert
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Turner Entertainment Co
  • Warner Bros. Entertainment
  • 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 Picture ; a John Ford production ; screenplay by Frank Wead ; directed by John Ford
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Closed-captioned
  • Videodisc release of a 1945 motion picture
  • Boxed set title: John Wayne/John Ford Film Collection
  • For special features see interactive menu
  • Based on the book by William L. White
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
70180764
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Extent
1 videodisc (135 min.)
Isbn
9781419828904
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Note
  • Bowdoin stacks copy: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
  • Bowdoin stacks copy: ISBN 1419829912 (set)
Other control number
  • 012569804333
  • 012569659087
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
  • 76700
  • 65908
System details
DVD format, region 1, Dolby digital mono, standard version
Label
They were expendable, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture ; a John Ford production ; screenplay by Frank Wead ; directed by John Ford
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Closed-captioned
  • Videodisc release of a 1945 motion picture
  • Boxed set title: John Wayne/John Ford Film Collection
  • For special features see interactive menu
  • Based on the book by William L. White
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
70180764
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Extent
1 videodisc (135 min.)
Isbn
9781419828904
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Note
  • Bowdoin stacks copy: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
  • Bowdoin stacks copy: ISBN 1419829912 (set)
Other control number
  • 012569804333
  • 012569659087
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
  • 76700
  • 65908
System details
DVD format, region 1, Dolby digital mono, standard version

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