Pride of the Marines


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Shortly before being sent off to war, Al Schmid falls in love with Ruth Hartley, and begs her to wait for him. Al is sent to Guadalcanal in the South Pacific, where he and other Marines defend the island from a Japanese attack. After killing almost 200 Japanese soldiers, Al is blinded by a grenade. Not wanting Ruth to be tied to a helpless man, Al dictates a letter to his nurse breaking off their engagement.

Release details

Release date:
Friday August 24 1945
119 mins

Cast and crew

Delmer Daves
Albert Maltz, Marvin Borowsky
John Garfield
Eleanor Parker
Dane Clark
John Ridgely
Rosemary DeCamp
Ann Doran
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