Pride of the Marines (1945)

Pride of the Marines (1945) Movie

Pride of the Marines

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(USA) - 7 August 1945
(USA) - 7 August 1945
(USA) - 24 August 1945
(Sweden) - 29 April 1946
(Finland) - 23 August 1946

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based-on-book, bayonet, blindness, bowling, chinese-restaurant, courage, crab, engagement-ring, first-person-narration, foxhole, fuse-box, grenade, guadalcanal, hero, hospital, hunter, jewish-american, liberty-bell, lightning, machine-gun, marine-hymn, medal, mexican-american, natural-wipe, pearl-harbor


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Cast of Pride of the Marines

  1. Bremen, Leonard as (uncredited) [Lenny - Guadalcanal Survivor]
  2. Browne, Michael (I) as (uncredited) [Corpsman]
  3. Caruso, Anthony (I) as [Johnny Rivers] <13>
  4. Clark, Dane (I) as [Lee Diamond] <3>
  5. Compton, John (I) as (uncredited) [Corporal]
  6. Conaty, James as (uncredited) [Naval Officer]
  7. D'Andrea, Tom as [Tom] <10>
  8. Douglas, Warren (I) as [Kebabian] <8>
  9. Evans, Charles (IV) as (uncredited) [Officer Presenting Al with Distinguished Cross Medal]
  10. Garfield, John (I) as [Al Schmid] <1>
  11. Haade, William as (uncredited) [Man at Bus Stop]
  12. Hudson, William (I) as (uncredited) [Joe - Soldier in Hospital]
  13. Kelsey, Fred as (uncredited) [Man in Bowling Alley/New Year's Eve Celebrant]
  14. Mallinson, Rory as [Doctor] <11>
  15. McGuire, Don (I) as [Bill aka Irish] <9>
  16. Miles, John (I) as (uncredited) [Lieutenant]
  17. Olsen, Moroni as [Capt. Burroughs] <14>
  18. Reed, George (I) as (uncredited) [Train Porter]
  19. Rich, Dick (I) as (uncredited) [Sergeant]
  20. Ridgely, John (I) as [Jim Merchant] <4>
  21. Shannon, Harry (I) as (uncredited) [Uncle Ralph]
  22. Sheridan, John (II) as (uncredited) [Marine #2]
  23. Sherlock, Charles (I) as (uncredited) [Navy Man in Ward]
  24. Stevens, Mark (I) as (as Stephen Richards) [Ainslee] <12>
  25. Willock, Dave as (uncredited) [Red]
  26. Wolfe, Bud (I) as (uncredited) [Ruth's Date]
  27. DeCamp, Rosemary as [Virginia Pfeiffer] <5>
  28. Doran, Ann as [Ella Mae Merchant] <6>
  29. Gordon, Mary (I) as (uncredited) [Lady at Bus Stop]
  30. Parker, Eleanor (I) as [Ruth Hartley] <2>

  31. All Cast

Genres in Pride of the Marines

  1. Biography
  2. Drama
  3. Romance
  4. War

Plot of Pride of the Marines

Married couple Jim & Ella Merchant set up their single friend Al Schmid on a blind date with Ruth Hartley. The two hit it off and begin dating. A welder, one day at the workplace, Al learns of a Full Plot >>

Business of Pride of the Marines

CP: Copyright MCMXLV by Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. (on print); Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.; 1 September 1945; LP13451 (in copyright registry) SD: November 1944 - February 1945

Certificate of Pride of the Marines

Approved (USA)(PCA #10661)
S (Finland)
15 (Sweden)

Composers of music of Pride of the Marines

  1. Waxman, Franz

Cinematographers of Pride of the Marines

  1. Marley, J. Peverell (director of photography) (as Peverell Marley)

Distributors of Pride of the Marines

Warner Bros. Home Video [us] - (2010) (USA) (DVD) (DVD-R Poster art)
Warner Bros. Home Video [us] - (2009) (USA) (DVD) (DVD-R Blue photo srt)
Warner Bros. Pictures [us] - (1945) (USA) (theatrical)

Editors of Pride of the Marines

  1. Marks, Owen

Misc of Pride of the Marines

  1. Aronson, Louis (technical advisor) (as Major Louis Aronson United States Marine Corps)
  2. Warner, Gordon (I) (technical advisor) (as Major Gordon Warner United States Marine Corps Ret.)
  3. Warner, Jack L. (presenter)

Quotes of Pride of the Marines

Lee Diamond: No, no, this is their chance. They've been gettin' reinforcements/ We haven't. They'll come sooner or later.
Johnny Rivers: I'll take sooner.
Al Schmid: I'll take later.

Al Schmid: Lucy, I want a kiss that'll last me me the duration. You got one like that?
Ruth Hartley: I'll do my darnedest.

Ruth Hartley: What makes men do such crazy things?
Al Schmid: Women!

Tom: Hey, Sarge, where yug goin'?
Sergeant: I got my first three day liberty, Tommy. I'm goin' to losAngeles.
Tom: You got a date?
Sergeant: No.
Tom: You call this number when you get there.
Sergeant: I don't like blind dates!
Tom: She'll be sober when you get there. Give 'er a ring.
Sergeant: What's she like?
Tom: Out of this world!
Sergeant: Out of this world, huh?
Tom: Well, L.A. city limits... how much farther can you get?
Sergeant: What's she look like - an umbrella?
Tom: Are you kiddin'? She's a beauty! Big brown eyes like saucers, and when she smiles, she flashes the most beautiful set of teeth you ever saw and what a build! The girl has a figure out of the world. When you see this gir'ls figure... Now I've seen a lotta figures. Now I know what I'm talkin' about! She's got the most... Full Quotes >>

Other Titles of Pride of the Marines

  1. C'è sempre un domani (1945) (ENG)

  2. Forever in Love (1945) (ENG)

  3. C'è sempre un domani (1945) (ITA)

Shooting/Filming Locations of Pride of the Marines

  1. San Diego Naval Hospital, San Diego, California, USA
  2. Cottman Avenue, Philadelpha,, Pennsylvania, USA
  3. St. Leo's Church, 6658 Keystone Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,, USA
  4. Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
  5. 1025 Fillmore Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
  6. Hellerman Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
  7. Tulip Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
  8. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Trivia of Pride of the Marines

- This film is about the Battle of Guadacanal. Guadalcanal is situated in the Solomon Islands in the Pacific Ocean, north-east of Australia. Its local name is Isatabu and contains the country's capital, Honiara. The island is humid and mostly made up of jungle with a surface area of 2,510 square miles or 6,500-km². Guadacanal was named after Pedro de Ortega's home town Guadacanal in Andalusia, Spain. de Ortega worked under Álvaro de Mendaña who charted the island in 1568.

- "Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on December 31, 1945 with 'John Garfield (I)' (qv), 'Dane Clark (I)' (qv) and 'Eleanor Parker (I)' (qv) reprising their film roles.

- "Academy Award Theater" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on June 15, 1946 with 'John Garfield (I)' (qv) reprising his film role.

- On the train to Philadelphia, Al ('John Garfield (I)' (qv)) talks to Lee ('Dane Clark (I)' (qv)) about the difficulty he anticipates in getting a job for a blind man. Lee responds that because he, Lee, is Jewish, he has trouble finding a job as well and the wax philosophic about a day when people are discriminated against for any reason. But in real life, Full Trivia >>