THE BATTLE OF MIDWAY
DIRECTED AND PRODUCED BY JOHN FORD (as Lt. Cmdr. John Ford U.S.N.R.)
PRODUCED BY THE UNITED SATES NAVY
20th. CENTURY FOX
The Japanese attack on Midway in June 1942, filmed as it happened.
Information from IMDb
On June 4-6, 1942, a large Japanese force attempted to capture Midway
Island in the North Pacific, but was defeated by U.S. forces
with a loss ratio of 4:1 in favor of the Americans.
On hand was a crew of naval photographers directed by
John Ford; their documentary footage was edited together
with narration by Hollywood actors.
The film covers the attack on Midway, some limited aerial footage,
the search for survivors, and aftermath of the battle.
Written by Rod Crawford
Henry Fonda ... Narrator (voice)
Jane Darwell ... Narrator (voice)
Logan Ramsey ... Himself
James Roosevelt ... Himself - US Army Major (as Major Roosevelt)
Donald Crisp ... Main Narrator (voice) (uncredited)
Irving Pichel ... Narrator (voice) (uncredited)
John Ford (writer) &
Dudley Nichols (writer) &
James Kevin McGuinness (writer) (as James K. McGuinness)
John Ford .... producer (uncredited)
Alfred Newman (music)
John Ford (photographer) (as Lt. Cmdr. John Ford U.S.N.R.)
Jack MacKenzie (uncredited)
Kenneth M. Pier (uncredited)
Director John Ford was wounded by enemy fire while filming the battle.
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The Battle Of Midway