Sands of Iwo Jima

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Sands of Iwo Jima
Directed by Allan Dwan
Produced by Edmund Grainger
Written by Harry Brown
James Edward Grant
Starring John Wayne
John Agar
Forrest Tucker
Adele Mara
Music by Victor Young
Distributed by Republic Pictures
Release date(s) December 14, 1949
Running time 100 mins.
Country United States
Language English

Sands of Iwo Jima is a 1949 war movie that was produced by Edmund Grainger and was directed by Allan Dwan. Sands of Iwo Jima was released on December 14, 1949 in North America. The movie received positive reviews with a 100% rating on Rotten Tomatoes. The movie is about a group of United States Marines. The movie follows their training for the Battle of Iwo Jima during World War II. The movie was nominated for an Academy Award in 4 categories; Best Actor in a Leading Role (for John Wayne), Best Film Editing, Best Sound, Recording and Best Writing, Motion Picture Story.

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