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To the Shores of Tripoli (1941) was a Drama - Romance Film directed by H. Bruce Humberstone and produced by Darryl F. Zanuck.

Academy Awards 1942 --- Ceremony Number 15 (source: AMPAS)

Best CinematographyEdward Cronjager, William V. SkallNominated

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4TH OF JULY MOVIE REVIEW: To The Shores of Tripoli (1942)

By Lara on Jul 4, 2011 From Backlots

Well everyone, first off I would like to wish you and yours a very safe and happy holiday today, with lots of good food, good celebration, and warm summer weather! My family is off to Sonoma today for a picnic, but first I would like to post a short movie review of a film related to the U.S. for the... Read full article

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Chris Winters: Don't be that way come on let's go
Mary Carter: Sergeant?
Sgt. Dixie Smith: Yes, Ma'm
Mary Carter: Sergeant, can you explain to private Winters that as a Navy Nurse I hold the rank equivalent to a Lieutenant and at all times should be address in the same matter as a commissioner officer
Chris Winters: A Lieutenant?
Mary Carter: and he should state his business in a briefly and quickly matter as possible.

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When Chris and Helene hear the incredible news of the Pearl Harbor bombing on the radio, Helene exclaims that "It's Orson Welles!" She's referring to the notorious "War of the Worlds" radio broadcast of October 1938, when Orson Welles and his Mercury Theater of the Air convinced at least thousands of Americans that Martians had landed in New Jersey.
In the finale John Payne is trying to change clothes while marching with his Marine Corps platoon. He later said that trying to remove and put on his trousers for this scene was the hardest part of the movie.
The exercise scene that takes place during Basic Training was filmed using actual Marines stationed at San Diego Recruit Depot as extras.
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Best Cinematography Oscar 1942

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Also directed by H. Bruce Humberstone

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Also produced by Darryl F. Zanuck

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