The Story of G.I. Joe
Item #: ED4974
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|Synopsis:||Grunt's-eye-view of the European theatre in WWII, based on the columns of war correspondent Ernie Pyle. Follows an infantry unit through Italy and concentrates on the everyday experiences of the soldiers, registering genuine emotion and realism. Mitchum's breakthrough role. Most of the actual unit played themselves. Pyle was killed by a sniper shortly before the film's release.|
|Directed by:||William A. Wellman|
|Producer(s):||Lester Cowan, Columbia Pictures|
|Cast:||Burgess Meredith, Robert Mitchum, Wally Cassell, William Benedict, William Murphy, Jimmy Lloyd, Fred Steele, William (Bill) Self, Jack Reilly, Tito Renaldo, Hal Boyle, Chris Cunningham, Jack Foisie, George Lah, Bob Landry, Clete Roberts, Robert Rueben, Don Whitehead|