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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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This is one of a handful of feature film movies that have featured the story of the World War II Battle of Bataan. They include Bataan, So Proudly We Hail!; They Were Expendable and Back to Bataan.
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 movie took one hundred and thirty days to shoot the picture, i.e. about one third of a year or four months.
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