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Tarawa Beachhead (1958)

77 min | Drama, War

A marine sergeant witnesses a captain kill one of their men at Guadalcanal to cover his own incompetence, and fears he won't be believed because of rank, so finds the captain has gotten him assigned to his next command plus is cozying up ...See moreA marine sergeant witnesses a captain kill one of their men at Guadalcanal to cover his own incompetence, and fears he won't be believed because of rank, so finds the captain has gotten him assigned to his next command plus is cozying up to the family of his victim. Written by Rich Wannen See less
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Updated Nov 2, 1958

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Nov 2, 1958 (United States)

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Kerwin Mathews
Sgt. Thomas A. 'Tom' Sloan Sgt. Thomas A. 'Tom' Sloan   See fewer
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Julie Adams
Ruth Nelson Campbell Ruth Nelson Campbell   See fewer
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Ray Danton
Lt. Joel Brady Lt. Joel Brady   See fewer
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Karen Sharpe
Paula Nelson Paula Nelson   See fewer
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Onslow Stevens
Gen. Nathan Keller Gen. Nathan Keller   See fewer
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Russell Thorson
Casey Nelson Casey Nelson   See fewer
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Eddie Ryder
Lt. Lou Gideon Lt. Lou Gideon   See fewer
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John Baer
Johnny Campbell Johnny Campbell   See fewer
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Michael Garth
Maj. Westerly (as Mike Garth) Maj. Westerly (as Mike Garth)   See fewer
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Larry Thor
Col. Kempler Col. Kempler   See fewer
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Morris Ankrum
Chief of Staff, Pearl Harbor (uncredited) Chief of Staff, Pearl Harbor (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Boyett
Ullman (uncredited) Ullman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Booth Colman
Sam Pelligram (uncredited) Sam Pelligram (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lee Farr
Sgt. Anderson - Marine Photographer (uncredited) Sgt. Anderson - Marine Photographer (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Goddard
Commander (uncredited) Commander (uncredited)   See fewer
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Colin Kenny
Man in Bar (uncredited) Man in Bar (uncredited)   See fewer
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Buddy Lewis
Brodzky - Guadalcanal Platoon Member (uncredited) Brodzky - Guadalcanal Platoon Member (uncredited)   See fewer
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Peggy Maley
Blonde at Bar (uncredited) Blonde at Bar (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eric Morris
Soldier (uncredited) Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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William H. O'Brien
Waiter at Bar (uncredited) Waiter at Bar (uncredited)   See fewer
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Don Reardon
Greer (uncredited) Greer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dan Riss
Harry (uncredited) Harry (uncredited)   See fewer
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Skip Ward
Sailor (uncredited) Sailor (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Zaremba
Second Staff Officer Speaking (uncredited) Second Staff Officer Speaking (uncredited)   See fewer
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6 / 10 | 70 votes