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No Man Is an Island (1962)

Approved | | Drama, War | 17 January 1963 (Netherlands)
During the early Pacific war years, American seaman George Tweed is the only U.S. serviceman on Guam not captured by the Japanese forces.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jeffrey Hunter ... George R. Tweed
Marshall Thompson ... Jonn Sonnenberg
Barbara Perez ... 'Joe' Cruz
Ronald Remy ... Chico Torres
Paul Edwards Jr. Paul Edwards Jr. ... Al Turney
Rolf Bayer Rolf Bayer ... Chief Schultz
Vicente Liwanag Vicente Liwanag ... Vicente
Fred Harris II Fred Harris II ... Roy Lund
Lamberto V. Avellana Lamberto V. Avellana ... Mr. Shimoda
Chichay Chichay ... Mrs. Nakamura
Antonio De la Mogueis Antonio De la Mogueis ... Florecito
Vic Silayan Vic Silayan ... Major Hondo
Bert Lafortaza Bert Lafortaza ... Comdr. Oto Harada (as Bert La Fortesa)
Eddie Infante Eddie Infante ... Sus Quintagua
Nardo Ramos Nardo Ramos ... Tumon
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The true story of George Tweed, an American sailor who became the only serviceman on the island of Guam to avoid capture by the Japanese during the early years of World War II. Written by Anonymous

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He Fought a One Man War Against Japan! See more »

Genres:

Drama | War

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 January 1963 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

No Man Is an Island See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Gold Coast Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Based on the 1945 book "Robinson Crusoe, USN" by George Ray Tweed, who is depicted in the film by Jeffrey Hunter. See more »

Goofs

The film has the invasion of Guam happening the same day as the bombing of Pearl Harbor. In fact, it occurred three days later, on December 10, 1941. See more »

Connections

Referenced in To Tell the Truth: Episode dated 22 October 1962 (1962) See more »

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Shame on Hollywood
22 June 2014 | by zznucla58See all my reviews

Hollywood butchered this story....but that is not really a surprise. Add to that the way the US Govt treated the families that actually helped Tweed after the war, and still treat them to this day, just adds insult to injury. I met and became friends with some of those families when I was stationed on Guam, learned the true story firsthand and know they hate this film. IMHO,this move should only be shown with a disclaimer that it is 99% BS. Aside from the facts that WWII did happen, there is an Island of Guam, Tweed was in the Navy and was rescued by submarine, people died helping Tweed survive, there ain't much else accurate with this movie. Tho Mr Arturo did receive the Medal of Freedom from the US Govt for his part in this story, they really shafted him after WWII, and disrespect his family to this day. Such a shame the true story has never been told.


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