This is a beta version of NNDB
Search: for
Objective, Burma! (17-Feb-1945)

Director: Raoul Walsh

Writers: Ranald MacDougall; Lester Cole; Alvah Bessie

Music by: Franz Waxman

Producer: Jerry Wald

Keywords: Drama, WWII, Pacific Theater

A team of commandos parachute into the dense jungles of Burma to sabotage a strategic Japanese radar station, only to find the return journey is much more challenging. One of the best war films actually made during the war. Received Oscar nominations for Best Original Story, Best Dramatic Score, and Best Editing.

[watch trailer]

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
John Alvin
24-Oct-1917 27-Feb-2009 The Fighting Sullivans
Warner Anderson
10-Mar-1911 26-Aug-1976 Matthew Swain on Peyton Place
Richard Erdman
1-Jun-1925 16-Mar-2019 Leonard on Community
Errol Flynn
20-Jun-1909 14-Oct-1959 Robin Hood
Henry Hull
3-Oct-1890 8-Mar-1977 Werewolf of London
Mark Stevens
13-Dec-1916 15-Sep-1994 The Snake Pit
George Tobias
14-Jul-1901 27-Feb-1980 Abner Kravitz on Bewitched


Errol Flynn   ...   Capt. Nelson
James Brown   ...   Sgt. Treacy
William Prince   ...   Lt. Sid Jacobs
George Tobias   ...   Cpl. Gabby Gordon
Henry Hull   ...   Mark Williams
Warner Anderson   ...   Col. J. Carter
John Alvin   ...   Hogan
Mark Stevens   ...   Lt. Barker
Dick Erdman   ...   Pvt. Nebraska Hooper


Have you seen this film? We would love to see your review.
Submit your review for this film

Do you know something we don't?
Submit a correction or make a comment about this profile

Copyright ©2019 Soylent Communications