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Task Force (1949) was a Drama - Romance Film directed by Delmer Daves and produced by Jerry Wald.

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Jonathan L. Scott: Tyrn that record over.
McCluskey: You can't get a girl out of your mind by turning a record over.

Jonathan L. Scott: What are you laughing at?
Pete Richard: When an admiral laughs, it's funny. Laugh!

Jonathan L. Scott: We lost some planes and men - bad planes, good men.

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At the Washington party, Colonel Billy Mitchell is mentioned by name. Cooper played Mitchell in "The Court-martial of Billy Mitchell." Cooper's character also gets into trouble for mentioning the Japanese as a potential threat to the United States, one of the things Mitchell got into trouble for.
From the hull number on the bow during Scott's retirement and another shot later on, it would appear that much of the shipboard filming was done aboard USS Antietam (CV-36).
In the film, Gary Cooper is offered a copy of the book "A Farewell To Arms" by a fellow officer. Cooper starred in the 1932 film adaptation of Hemingway's novel.
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