|A group of men parachute into japanese-occupied burma with a dangerous and important mission: to locate and blow up a radar station..|
"A harrowing pace... One thrilling scene after another. The Movie Guide
Editor's NoteA group of paratroopers are dropped into the Burmese jungle to wipe out a Japanese radar station. Academy Award Nominations: 3, including Best Original Story.
Cast & Crew
|Raoul Walsh - Director|
|James Wong Howe - Director of Photography|
|Franz Waxman - Musical Score|
|Jerry Wald - Producer|
|Lester Cole - Screenplay|
|Ranald MacDougall - Screenplay|
|Alvah Bessie - Story By|
Plot SummaryErrol Flynn stars as Major Nelson, leader of an elite force of paratroopers, in this thrilling World War II film. Nelson and his men fly into Burma, behind Japanese lines, in order to destroy a pivotal radar station. After completing their task, the soldiers start to make their way back to the pick-up point, when a contingent of Japanese troops confronts them.| Now the captives will endure a grueling fate -- and they can only hope they're strong enough to survive long enough to get rescued.
|George Amy, Nominee, Best Film Editing|
|Franz Waxman, Nominee, Best Music Scoring, Dramatic Or Comedy Picture|
|Alvah Bessie, Nominee, Best Writing, Original Story|