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A Walk in the Sun (1945) was a War - Drama Film directed by Lewis Milestone and produced by Lewis Milestone.

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A Walk in The Sun (1945) with Dana Andrews and Company

By 4 Star Film Fan on Nov 26, 2020 From 4 Star Films

Opening as it does with the cover of its source material, A Walk in The Sun makes itself out to be a bit grand and simultaneously undermines a certain amount of its ethos as a gritty war picture. Is it a fallacy to think a book can never capture all the textures of life? Does the same hold true with... Read full article


A Walk in the Sun (1945)

By Beatrice on Dec 29, 2014 From Flickers in Time

A Walk in the Sun Directed by Lewis Milestone Written by Harry Brown and Robert Rossen 1945/USA Lewis Milestone Productions Repeat viewing/Netflix rental Friedman: Everybody walks. Even monkeys. Lewis Milestone brought this rather stylized combat film as close to an anti-war picture as he could... Read full article


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[Windy composes a letter while his landing craft is heading for the beachhead at Salerno under heavy fire]
Windy: Dear Frances, I am writing you this letter relaxing on the deck of a luxury liner. On shore the natives have evidently just spotted us and are getting up a reception - fireworks, music and that sort of stuff. Ha. The musicians in our own band have also struck up a little tune. Ha ha.


[last lines] [after a desperate battle with many casualties Windy's platoon captures their objective]
Windy: Dear Frances, we just blew a bridge and took a farmhouse. It was so easy... so terribly easy.


Pvt. Archimbeau: Every dirty job in the army is my personal property.


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