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Guadalcanal Diary (1943) was a War - Drama Film directed by Lewis Seiler and produced by Bryan Foy and Islin Auster.

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Guadalcanal Diary (1943)

By Beatrice on Oct 5, 2014 From Flickers in Time

Guadalcanal Diary Directed by Lewis Seiler Written by Lamar Trotti and Jerome Cady from a book by Richard Tregakis 1943/USA Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation Repeat viewing/Netflix rental Gunnery Sgt. Hook Malone: [after an even louder explosion] That’s the stove now! If you are look... Read full article


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According to the book 'The Films of World War II' by Joe Morella, Edward Z. Epstein and John Griggs, the film "...involved some varying of actual incidents for the sake of dramatic effect."
In 1950, 20th Century Fox theatrically reissued this film on a bill with Belle Starr and The Purple Heart.
William Bendix once told the 'Saturday Evening Post''s "The Role I Liked Best" column in 1946 that his character of Corporal Aloysius T. 'Taxi' Potts was his favorite of parts as it had given him "the widest range of opportunity" for an actor. Moreover, Bendix stated that he was moved by the letters he had received from military personnel who recognized his gutsy performance as a soldier in this movie. Bendix also added that he and his fellow cast enjoyed the experience of working with the US Marines based at Camp Pendleton.
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