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Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2009]
2 videodiscs (209, 277 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in
6312768023, 1419879219 (set), 9781419879210 (set)

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Bataan: A U.S. Army sergeant fights a rear-guard action in the Philippine jungle in order to cover MacArthur's retreat. His platoon of 13 soldier, including a few veterans, a couple of green recruits, and other assortments of soldiers and officer types, are sensable enough to follow the sergeant's judgment. The group is whittled down through misadventure, disease, and skirmishes with the ever-advancing Japanese, till only a handful remain for a still-shattering last stand. -- Back to Bataan: Colonel Joe Madden is an American soldier who stays behind to organize a ragtag guerrilla army in the forests and hills of the Philippines. At his side is Captain Andres Bonifacio, grandson of a legendary revolutionary martyred in the nation's old war against Spanish colonialists. Joe, Andres, and their fearless irregulars sap the enemy's resolve through hit-and-run missions. As time passes the locals wonder why America doesn't return with troops and weapons. -- Destination Tokyo: Captain Cassidy and his crew of submariners are ordered into Tokyo Bay on a secret mission. They are to gather information in advance of the planned Doolittle air raid on Tokyo. After getting the information they need, they face the harrowing task of getting out of Japan once their presence is detected. -- The Green Berets: Col. Mike Kirby picks two teams of crack Green Berets for a mission in South Vietnam. Their first mission is to build and control a camp that is trying to be taken over by the enemy. The second mission is to kidnap a North Vietnamese general

The Green Berets is from the novel by Robin Moore

Special features: Disc 1, side A: Theatrical trailer. -- Disc 2, side A: Vintage wartime short "Gem of the ocean;" Cary Grant movie trailer gallery ; side B: "The moviemakers: the making of the Green Berets" vintage featurette; theatrical trailer

Destination Tokyo: Music, Franz Waxman

The Green Berets: Music, Mikos Rosza

Bataan cast: Robert Taylor, George Murphy, Thomas Mitchell, Lloyd Nolan, Lee Bowman, Robert Walker, Desi Arnaz

Back to Bataan cast: John Wayne, Anthony Quinn, Beulah Bondi

Destination Tokyo cast: Cary Grant, John Garfield, Alan Hale, John Ridgely, Dane Clark

The Green Berets cast: John Wayne, Davide Janssen, Jim Hutton, Aldo Ray, Raymond St. Jacques, Bruce Cabot, Jack Soo, George Takei, Patrick Wayne, Luke Askew, Irene Tsu

Not rated (Bataan, Back to Bataan, Destination Tokyo) and MPAA rating: G (The Green Berets)

DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) and widescreen (letterbox, enhanced); Dolby Digital mono., dual-layer

(Bataan): English or dubbed French dialogue, English or French subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing

(Back to Bataan): English dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing

(Destination Tokyo): English dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing

(The Green Berets): English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing

Disc1, Side A: Bataan / a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture ; produced by Irving Starr ; original screenplay by Robert D. Andrews ; directed by Tay Garnett ;

(1943 ; 114 min.) --

Side B: Back to Bataan / [presented by] RKO Radio Pictures, Inc. ; screenplay by Ben Barzman and Richard H. Landau ; directed by Edward Dmytryk ;

(1945 ; 95 min.) --

Disc 2, Side A:; Destination Tokyo /; Warner Bros. Pictures presents a Warner Bros.-First National picture ; from an original story by Steve Fisher ; screenplay by Delmer Daves and Albert Maltz ; directed by Delmer Daves ;

(1944 ; 135 min. ; b&w) --;

Side B: Green Berets /; Warner Bros.-Seven Arts presents a Batjac production ; produced by Michael Wayne ; screenplay by James Lee Barrett ; directed by John Wayne and Ray Kellogg ;

(1968 ; 142 min. ; col.)

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