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Thunderbirds is a american film of genre Drama directed by John H. Auer released in USA on 20 november 1952 with John Derek

Thunderbirds (1952)

Thunderbirds
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Released in USA 20 november 1952
Length 1h38
Directed by
OriginUSA
Genres Drama,    War,    Adventure,    Romance
Rating57% 2.8845652.8845652.8845652.8845652.884565

Thunderbirds is a 1952 war film starring John Derek featuring the exploits of the 45th Infantry Division in the Italian campaign of World War II. The film was made by Republic Pictures with sequences filmed at Fort Sill, Oklahoma.

Synopsis

Close friends Gil Hackett and Tom McCreary both love and leave the same girl, Mary Caldwell, after they are called up to the Oklahoma National Guard and then on to the Army for wartime duty in 1940.

Actors

John Derek

(Lt. Gil Hackett)
John Drew Barrymore

(Pvt. Tom McCreery)
Mona Freeman

(Lt. Ellen Henderson)
Gene Evans

(Sgt. Mike Braggart)
Frank Wilcox

(Oncle Dave)
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