Saturday, June 15, 2024

“The Story of G.I. Joe” Restored

The 1945 war feature “The Story of G.I. Joe”, directed by William A. Wellman, starring Oscar-nominated Robert Mitchum, has been restored and re-mastered for a new Blu-ray/DVD available July 25, 2024  from Ignite Films:

 “Through the lens of ‘Pulitzer’-winning ‘Ernie Pyle’, portrayed by Burgess Meredith, witness the everyday grit and bravery of the foot soldier as they navigate the perils of combat in the Italian campaign. 

“Joining him is Robert Mitchum in his breakthrough role as ‘Lieutenant Walker’, whose leadership and unwavering dedication to his men inspire hope amidst the chaos of war.

“‘The Story of G.I. Joe’ authentically portrays the camaraderie and bond between soldiers, a timeless tribute to unsung heroes who fought and bled for freedom. Experience the raw emotion and gritty realism of this war drama, beautifully restored in high definition. It’s more than a movie; it’s a testament to the triumph of the human spirit.”

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