Gung Ho!: The Story of Carlson's Makin Island Raiders (1943)
Release Date: Dec 20, 1943 Wide
Average Rating: 3.2/5
User Ratings: 1,649
Accepted in 1943 as standard wartime propaganda, Gung Ho can be seen today as an outrageous exercise in raging machismo. Randolph Scott plays Thorwald, a marine colonel assigned to assemble a crack squadron of fearless jungle fighters for the all-important raid on Japanese-held Makim Island (which in real life was recaptured only a few weeks before the film's release). Thorwald seems determine to select the dregs of the earth for this mission: most of his squadron is comprised of misfits,
Dec 20, 1943 Wide
Jul 3, 2001
American Pop Classics
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