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Corregidor (1943)

Not Rated | | Drama, War | 29 March 1943 (USA)
A doctor and his staff in a hospital on the Philippine island of Corregidor shortly after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor try to treat the sick, injured and wounded as American and Filipino troops desperately try to beat back a ferocious Japanese attack.

Director:

William Nigh

Writers:

Doris Malloy (original story and screenplay), Edgar G. Ulmer (original story and screenplay) (as Edgar Ulmer)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Otto Kruger ... Dr. Jan Stockman
Elissa Landi ... Dr. Royce Lee Stockman
Donald Woods ... Dr. Michael
Frank Jenks ... Sgt. Mahoney
Rick Vallin ... Cpl. Pinky Mason
Wanda McKay ... Nurse Jane 'Hey-Dutch' Van Dornen
Ian Keith ... Capt. Morris
Ted Hecht Ted Hecht ... Platoon Lieutenant
Charles Jordan Charles Jordan ... Bronx
Frank Jaquet ... Priest
I. Stanford Jolley ... Agitated Soldier at Barricade
John Grant John Grant ... Calm Soldier at Barricade
Ruby Dandridge ... Hyacinth
Alfred Noyes ... Epilogue Narrator (voice)
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Storyline

A doctor and his staff in a hospital on the Philippine island of Corregidor shortly after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor try to treat the sick, injured and wounded as American and Filipino troops desperately try to beat back a ferocious Japanese attack.

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Taglines:

28 days of epic heroism - that shook the world!

Genres:

Drama | War

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 March 1943 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hjältar från Corregidor See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Atlantis Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?

Connections

Featured in Destination Murder (1950) See more »

Soundtracks

Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair
(uncredited)
Written by Stephen Foster
Performed by Frank Jenks
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Wanted to be Casablanca. Good movie to laugh at.
25 August 2004 | by shampoojonesSee all my reviews

This is not a good film to watch unless you're into watching films and making fun of them like me and my friends do.

Corregidor was made a year after Casablanca and it seems to me that the makers of Corregidor were clearly trying grab some of the Casablanca fans. It is, however, not anywhere near the quality of Casablanca.

"Doctors on Corregidor sort out a love triangle while fighting the invading Japanese forces. [1943] with Otto Kruger & Donald Woods. Approximately 1 hour, 6 minutes - B/W."

I enjoyed laughing at most of this film but two of my favorites are Sgt. Mahoney, (Frank Jenks), and a nurse named "Hey-Dutch", (Wanda Mckay). Mahoney is always trying to crack jokes at the worst times and "Hey-Dutch", well, her name is stupid! Ah, good times, good times.

The DVD recording I viewed of the film was not that good but I'm sure the original film has deteriorated over time.

An interesting tidbit of trivia is that Ruby Dandridge played a minor part as Hyacinth. Ruby is the mother of Dorothy Dandridge.


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