Pride of the Marines

Pride of the Marines

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Overview

Pride of the Marines

John Garfield stars as Al Schmid, a true-life marine who served in World War II. Schmid becomes a hero at Guadalcanal, defending a machine gun post and killing 200 Japanese before he is permanently blinded by a grenade. Despite being awarded the Navy Cross, Schmid returns home embittered by his disability. After a long and grueling convalescence, he is shaken back to life by his girl friend Ruth (Eleanor Parker) and his best pal (Dane Clark), neither of whom allow Al to wallow in self-pity. The pride in Pride of the Marines comes from Al Schmid's ultimate realization that his sacrifice was worthwhile, and that his sightlessness need not prevent him from leading a full and rewarding life.

Product Details

Release Date: 05/05/2009
UPC: 0883316165317
Original Release: 1945
Rating: NR
Source: Warner Archives
Presentation: [B&W, Full Frame]
Time: 1:59:00
Sales rank: 27,826

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
John Garfield Al Schmid
Eleanor Parker Ruth Hartley
Dane Clark Lee Diamond
Ann Doran Ella Merchant
John Ridgely Jim Merchant
Rosemary de Camp Virginia Pfeiffer
Ann E. Todd Lucy Merchant
Warren Douglas Kebabian
Don McGuire Irish
Tom D'Andrea Tom
Stephen Richards Ainslee
Anthony Caruso Johnny Rivers
Moroni Olsen Capt. Burroughs
John Sheridan Second Marine
John Miles Lieutenant
John Parker Compton Corporal
Lennie Bremen Lenny
Michael Browne Corpsman
Dave Willock Red
Rory Mallinson Doctor
Mark Stevens Ainslee

Technical Credits
Delmer Daves Director
Milo Anderson Costumes/Costume Designer
Marvin Borowsky Screenwriter
Robert Burks Special Effects
Edwin DuPar Special Effects
Leo F. Forbstein Musical Direction/Supervision
Stan Jones Sound/Sound Designer
Leo K. Kuter Art Director
Albert Maltz Screenwriter
Owen Marks Editor
J. Peverell Marley Cinematographer
Walter F. Tilford Set Decoration/Design
Jerry Wald Producer
Franz Waxman Score Composer
Perc Westmore Makeup

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