Sands of Iwo Jima

Sands of Iwo Jima (1950)

A great human story... makes a mighty motion picture!

  • Genre: War, Drama
  • Release Date: 1950-01-01
  • User Rating: 6.3/10 from 131 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 40min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Republic Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Allan Dwan
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Haunted by personal demons, Marine Sgt. John Stryker is hated and feared by his men, who see him as a cold-hearted sadist. But when their boots hit the beaches, they begin to understand the reason for Stryker's rigid form of discipline.

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  • John Wayne

    as Sgt. John M. Stryker
  • John Agar

    as PFC Peter T. 'Pete' Conway
  • Adele Mara

    as Allison Bromley
  • Forrest Tucker

    as PFC Al J. Thomas
  • Wally Cassell

    as PFC Benny A. Regazzi
  • James Brown

    as PFC Charlie Bass
  • Richard Webb

    as PFC Dan 'Handsome' Shipley
  • Arthur Franz

    as Cpl. Robert C. Dunne / Narrator
  • Julie Bishop

    as Mary
  • James Holden

    as PFC 'Farmer' Soames
  • Peter Coe

    as PFC George Hellenpolis
  • Richard Jaeckel

    as PFC Frank Flynn
  • William Murphy

    as PFC Eddie Flynn
  • George Tyne

    as PFC Hart S. Harris
  • Hal Baylor

    as Pvt. J.E. 'Ski' Choynski
  • John McGuire

    as Capt. Joyce
  • Martin Milner

    as Pvt. Mike McHugh
  • Leonard Gumley

    as Pvt. Sid Stein
  • William Self

    as Pvt. L.D. Fowler Jr.
  • David M. Shoup

    as Colonel D.M. Shoup
  • H.P. Crowe

    as Lt. Col. H.P. Crowe
  • Harold G. Schrier

    as Captain Harold G. Schrier
  • Rene A. Gagnon

    as PFC Rene A. Gagnon
  • Ira H. Hayes

    as PFC Ira H. Hayes
  • John H. Bradley

    as PM3C John H. Bradley
  • Conrad Binyon

    as Marine (uncredited)
  • David Clarke

    as Wounded Marine (uncredited)
  • Fred A. Datig

    as Marine (uncredited)
  • Bruce Edwards

    as Marine (uncredited)
  • Dorothy Ford

    as Tall Girl (uncredited)
  • Carole Gallagher

    as USO Woman (uncredited)
  • Fred Graham

    as Officer (uncredited)
  • Don Haggerty

    as Colonel in Staff Car (uncredited)
  • Gil Herman

    as Lt. Baker (uncredited)
  • William Hudson

    as Marine (uncredited)
  • I. Stanford Jolley

    as Forrestal (uncredited)
  • Dickie Jones

    as Scared Marine (uncredited)
  • Billy Lechner

    as Marine (uncredited)
  • Mickey McCardle

    as Marine (uncredited)
  • Roger McGee

    as Sailor (uncredited)
  • Al Murphy

    as Bartender (uncredited)
  • Frank O'Connor

    as Waiter in Bar (uncredited)
  • Judy Sochor

    as USO Woman (uncredited)
  • Glen Vernon

    as Marine (uncredited)
  • Steve Wayne

    as Marine (uncredited)
  • Dick Wessel

    as Grenade Instructor (uncredited)
  • Ted White

    as Marine (uncredited)
  • John Whitney

    as Lt. Thompson (uncredited)
  • Joy Windsor

    as USO Woman (uncredited)
Directing Allan Dwan Director
Writing Harry Brown Screenplay
Writing James Edward Grant Screenplay
Camera Reggie Lanning Director of Photography
Editing Richard L. Van Enger Editor
Writing Harry Brown Story
Sound Victor Young Original Music Composer
Art James W. Sullivan Art Direction
Art John McCarthy Jr. Set Decoration
Art Otto Siegel Set Decoration
Sound T.A. Carman Sound
Sound Howard Wilson Sound
Costume & Make-Up Adele Palmer Costume Supervisor
Crew Howard Lydecker Special Effects
Crew Theodore Lydecker Special Effects
Costume & Make-Up Bob Mark Makeup Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Peggy Gray Hairstylist
Production Edmund Grainger Associate Producer