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The Resource They were expendable : Flying Leathernecks, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture ; produced and directed by John Ford ; screenplay by Frank Wead ; Howard Hughes Picture ; produced by Edmund Grainger ; directed by Nicholas Ray ; screenplay by James Edward Grant, (DVD/)

They were expendable : Flying Leathernecks, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture ; produced and directed by John Ford ; screenplay by Frank Wead ; Howard Hughes Picture ; produced by Edmund Grainger ; directed by Nicholas Ray ; screenplay by James Edward Grant, (DVD/)

Label
They were expendable : Flying Leathernecks
Title
They were expendable
Title remainder
Flying Leathernecks
Statement of responsibility
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture ; produced and directed by John Ford ; screenplay by Frank Wead ; Howard Hughes Picture ; produced by Edmund Grainger ; directed by Nicholas Ray ; screenplay by James Edward Grant
Title variation
Flying Leathernecks
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
They were expendable: Two PT-boat skippers defend the Philippines and give the U.S. war effort time to regroup after the crippling losses at Pearl Harbor. Flying Leathernecks: An embattled Marine fighter squadron VMF 247 at Guadalcanal is led by John Wayne and campaigning to coordinate ground combat with low-flying aerial sorties
Member of
Cataloging source
FN4
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
791.437
Intended audience
MPAA rating : not rated
Language note
They were expendable has an English language track with English and French subtitles. Flying Leathernecks has an English language track with English, French and Spanish subtitles
PerformerNote
They were expendable: Robert Montgomery, John Wayne, Donna Reed, Jack Holt, Ward Bond. Flying Leathernecks: John Wayne, Robert Ryan, Don Taylor, Jay C Flippen, William Harrigan
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1907-1979
  • 1909-1973
  • 1904-1981
  • 1921-1986
  • 1888-1951
  • 1903-1960
  • 1920-1998
  • 1899-1971
  • 1894-1966
  • 1894-1973
  • 1895-1947
  • 1911-1979
  • 1905-1966
  • 1906-1981
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wayne, John
  • Ryan, Robert
  • Montgomery, Robert
  • Reed, Donna
  • Holt, Jack
  • Bond, Ward
  • Taylor, Don
  • Flippen, Jay C.
  • Harrigan, William
  • Ford, John
  • Wead, Frank W.
  • Ray, Nicholas
  • Grant, James Edward
  • Grainger, Edmund
  • Turner Entertainment Co
  • RKO Pictures
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
237
Series statement
War Double Feature
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Feature films
  • War films
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Torpedo-boats
  • Fighter planes
  • Philippines
  • Guadalcanal (Solomon Islands)
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Fighter pilots
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • Feature films
  • Fighter planes
  • Torpedo-boats
  • War films
  • Philippines
  • Solomon Islands
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
They were expendable : Flying Leathernecks, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture ; produced and directed by John Ford ; screenplay by Frank Wead ; Howard Hughes Picture ; produced by Edmund Grainger ; directed by Nicholas Ray ; screenplay by James Edward Grant, (DVD/)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Videodisc release of 1945 and 1951 motion pictures
  • For specific features see interactive menu
  • Closed captioned
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Side A: They were expendable (1945, 135 min., b & w) -- side B. Flying leathernecks (1951, 102 min., col.)
Control code
ocm68044952
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (237 min.)
Isbn
9781419829857
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569802452
Other physical details
sound, black and white, color
Publisher number
80245
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)68044952
System details
DVD ; region 1 ; Dolby digital sound
Video recording format
DVD
Label
They were expendable : Flying Leathernecks, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture ; produced and directed by John Ford ; screenplay by Frank Wead ; Howard Hughes Picture ; produced by Edmund Grainger ; directed by Nicholas Ray ; screenplay by James Edward Grant, (DVD/)
Publication
Note
  • Videodisc release of 1945 and 1951 motion pictures
  • For specific features see interactive menu
  • Closed captioned
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Side A: They were expendable (1945, 135 min., b & w) -- side B. Flying leathernecks (1951, 102 min., col.)
Control code
ocm68044952
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (237 min.)
Isbn
9781419829857
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569802452
Other physical details
sound, black and white, color
Publisher number
80245
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)68044952
System details
DVD ; region 1 ; Dolby digital sound
Video recording format
DVD

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