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W.R. Burnett film reviews


W.R. Burnett

American director


1942

Wake Island

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Rock Slyde 1942

Based on true events - at the beginning of World War 2 on Pacific Japanese fleet attacks small outpost on Wake Island, where US Marines prepare few surprises for the invaders.

1943

Action in the North Atlantic

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Rock Slyde 1943

American merchant navy crew takes part in the large convoy to Murmansk and faces German submarines and planes.

1963

The Great Escape

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Rock Slyde 1963

Captain Hilts, escape expert, is transferred to a German POW camp, but this time he has to use his skills not to rescue just one soldier, but over 200.




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