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Bataan Movie Review Summary

Actors: Robert Taylor, Lloyd Nolan, Thomas Mitchell, Robert Walker, George Murphy

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Based on an original screenplay by Robert Hardy Andrews, BATAAN is a movie directed by Tay Garnett in 1943. Without a doubt, this picture is a milestone of the war thriller genre.
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In the Philippines, a dozen American soldiers must prevent the Japanese army from crossing a strategic bridge. The men will die one by one, overcome by the Japanese snipers and the malaria.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 50%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 10%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 40% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1930's-1950's War Thriller    -   Yes Armed Forces:    -   Army Specific to    -   WW II POW movie?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   infantry soldier Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)

Setting

Asia/Pacific    -   Yes Jungles?    -   Yes Air?    -   Yes Air:    -   warplane

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   gory visuals of deaths Kind of violence:    -   land battles    -   hand to hand    -   guns    -   knives    -   swords Unusual forms of death    -   asphyxiation    -   hanging    -   perforation--bullets    -   perforation--swords/knives Lot of special effects?    -   Yes Kinds of F/X    -   exploding vehicles

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