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    They Were Expendable (1945) -- (Movie Clip) Rather LIke Back Home

    Mostly on her initiative, Navy nurse Sandy (Donna Reed) and her recovering patient Lt. Ryan (John Wayne) have danced into seclusion during a party at the hospital, when his boss Brickley (Robert Montgomery) interrupts, on Corregidor, 1941, in John Ford's They Were Expendable, 1945.

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They Were Expendable (1945) -- (Movie Clip) Rather...
Mostly on her initiative, Navy nurse Sandy (Donna Reed) and...
They Were Expendable (1945) -- (Movie Clip) Rather LIke Back Home
Mostly on her initiative, Navy nurse Sandy (Donna Reed) and her recovering patient Lt. Ryan (John Wayne) have danced into seclusion during a party at the hospital, when his boss Brickley (Robert Montgomery) interrupts, on Corregidor, 1941, in John Ford's They Were Expendable, 1945.>
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Hopes are raised when Ryan (John Wayne) and fellow P-T boat captains see a chance for action, then dashed when Brickley (Robert Montgomery) gets orders from the admiral (Charles Trowbridge), in John Ford's They Were Expendable, 1945.>
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Navy nurse and almost-girlfriend Sandy (Donna Reed) joins Rusty Ryan (John Wayne), his superior Brickley (Robert Montgomery) and cohorts for dinner and sentiment in the Philippines, in John Ford's They Were Expendable, 1945.>
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Director John Ford framing the predicament, torpedo boat pilots Brickley (Robert Montgomery) and Ryan (John Wayne) put on a terrific show in Manila Bay, then get dissed by an admiral, early in They Were Expendable, 1946.>
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