The Story of G.I. Joe (1945)

The Story of G.I. Joe


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The Story of G.I. Joe was based on the columns of Scripps-Howard war correspondent Ernie Pyle (Burgess Meredith). Though already past 40, Pyle insists upon marching along with an Army infantry unit during the Italian campaign. He befriends several of the soldiers, including commanding officer Lt. Walker (Robert Mitchum in his breakthrough role), family man Sgt. Warnicki (Freddie Steele) and would-be romeo Private Dondaro (Wally Cassell). The "plot" of the film is moved forward by the progression … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure, Classics
Directed By:
Written By: Leopold Atlas, Philip Stevenson, Guy Endore-Kaiser, Guy Endore
In Theaters:
On DVD: May 23, 2000
United Artists



as Ernie Pyle - Scripps...

as Lt. Walker

as Sgt. Warnicki

as Pvt. Dondaro

as Pvt. Spencer

as Pvt. Murphy

as Cookie Henderson

as Sergeant at Showers

as Private Mew

as Himself

as Himself

as Himself

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as Cookie Henderson
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Full Review… | July 13, 1945
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July 13, 1945
Rolling Stone
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Full Review… | February 9, 2006
Time Out
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May 14, 2003
AV Club
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Full Review… | May 14, 2003
New York Times
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It's not an anti-war movie, but something even rarer; a war-agnostic movie.

Full Review… | June 17, 2014
Antagony & Ecstasy

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