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Title of the Film WAKE ISLAND
Alternative Titles  
English Titles  
Year of Release 1942
Country of Origin US
Language(s) English
Run Time (in minutes) 88
Length (in meters) 2412
Colour b/w
Genre War, drama
Based on/Source Story by W.R. Burnett
Production Companies Paramount Pictures
Producer(s) Joseph Sistrom
Director John Farrow
Cast Brian Donlevy, MacDonald Carey, Robert Preston, William Bendix, Albert Dekker, Mikhail Rasumny
Literature New York Times, 2 September 1942
Picture Post, 17 October 1942
Kinematograph Weekly, 3 December 1942
Times, 6 January 1943
Jewish Chronicle, 8 January 1943
Zeitspiegel, 16 January 1943 (Eva Priester)
Picturegoer, 23 January 1943
Special notes Directors of photography: Theodor Sparkuhl, William C. Mellor

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