The Story of Dr. Wassell DVD (1944)
This film presents a dramatization of the wartime heroics of naval doctor Corydon M. Wassell (Gary Cooper), who is stationed in the East Indies during a Japanese attack on the USS Marblehead. After the less seriously wounded soldiers are evacuated to Australia, Wassell stays in Java to save those left behind. As the Japanese advance, he risks his life and defies orders in an attempt to rescue as many as possible. His actions are later recognized in a radio address given by President Roosevelt. Delivered sealed in case with artwork as shown on our page.
Starring: Gary Cooper, Loraine Day, Dennis O'Keefe, Signe Hasso
Viewer Quote: "This is an engaging film about a quiet hero well played by Gary Cooper - a true story of WWII at its best. DeMille brings the story together with a first rate mix of spectacular action, human drama, romance, and typical GI humor. Even if you don't like DeMille, you'll like this film."
This DVD is encoded NTSC Region ALL (playable worldwide).
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