Nominated for four Academy Awards, this hard-hitting film was the first realistic American film made about World War II. Based on the incredible true story of a handful of U.S. Marines holding out against an overwhelming Japanese air, land and sea assault, the film stars Brian Donlevy, MacDonald Carey, Robert Preston and William Bendix as the brave men who battled their way to glory and into the pages of history. Direction: John Farrow Actors: Albert Dekker, Barbara Britton, Brian Donlevy, Special Features: Full frame format. Language: English / Sub. English, French (Canadian), Spanish Year: 1942 Runtime: 88 minutes.