They Were Expendable (1945) Poster


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Edited into 

Malaya (1949)
The PT Boat attack on the cruiser was lifted from the film They Were Expendable.

Referenced in 

Forecast (1945) (Short)
The Great Morgan (1946)
title and producer's name seen on studio production schedule board
Mister Roberts (1955)
The scene where one of the sailors is tasting the dishwater thinking that it is soup, is referenced later in another John Ford's film (also about navy) 'Mister Roberts' (when Jack Lemmon is touring nurses around the ship).
Hollywood Hist-o-Rama: John Wayne (1961) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as part of John Wayne's filmography.
Donovan's Reef (1963)
The song "Zamboanga" played on the crank record player by Gilhooley is being played on the radio at a bar in "They Were Expendable" just before the announcement about Pearl Harbor is made.
John Wayne: On Board with the Duke (1997) (Video)
still from the film
Becoming John Ford (2007) (Video)
mentioned once
Five Came Back: The Price of Victory (2017) (TV Episode)
Discussed by Paul Greengrass and John Ford, and advertised on a theater marquee.


Hell Divers (1931)
When Windy sings "Oh the Monkeys Have No Tails" it is also played in the enlisted bar in just before the radio announces the attack on Pearl Harbor.

Featured in 

The John Wayne Anthology (1991) (TV Movie)
John Ford (1993) (TV Movie)
Five Came Back: The Price of Victory (2017) (TV Episode)
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