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Back to Bataan (1945) was a Drama - War Film directed by Edward Dmytryk and produced by Robert Fellows and Theron Warth.

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Back to Bataan (1945)

By Beatrice on Jan 6, 2015 From Flickers in Time

Back to Bataan Directed by Edward Dmytryk Written by Ben Barzman and Richard H. Landau; Original Story by Aeneas MacKenzie and William Gordon 1945/USA RKO Radio Pictures First viewing/Netflix rental Bertha Barnes: [tearfully] No one ever learned it so well. For propaganda-combat, this takes the cake... Read full article


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The character Andres Bonifacio played by Anthony Quinn is supposed to be the grandson of Andres Bonifacio, a leader of the Philippine revolt against Spain in the late 19th century. The real Andres Bonifacio's only child died of smallpox, so he had no grandchildren.
The state of the war in World War II was an ever-changing dynamic and two thirds of the way through production, the American invasion of the Philippines took place. As such, script changes and re-writes needed to be made to keep up to date with the current status of the war.
The first 10 notes of "Lupang Hinirang", the Philippine National Anthem was played during the vehicular ambush scene against the Japanese by the Philippine Guerrillas
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