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The fighting seabees Wake of the Red Witch / Republic Pictures ; directed by Edward Ludwig ; screenplay (The fighting seabees), Borden Chase, Aeneas MacKenzie ; screenplay (Wake of the Red Witch), Harry Brown, Kenneth Gamet.

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Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Series Information

John Wayne collection.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle DVD ADVENTURE FIGH (Text) 39231031245356 Audiovisual Collection Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (approximately 206 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Full screen.
  • Publisher: Santa Monica, Calif. : Distributed by Lionsgate, [2007]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion pictures in 1944 (The fighting seabees) and 1949 (Wake of the Red Witch).
Formatted Contents Note:
The fighting seabees (ca. 100 min.) -- Wake of the Red Witch (ca. 106 min.)
Participant or Performer Note:
The fighting seabees: John Wayne, Susan Hayward, Dennis O'Keefe, William Frawley. Wake of the Red Witch: John Wayne, Gail Russell, Gig Young, Adele Mara, Luther Adler.
Summary, etc.:
The fighting seabees: A tough civilian construction man and a navy officer organize a work force to repair installations close to Japanese lines in World War II. The story of the formation of the U.S. Navy's construction corps. Wake of the Red Witch: Captain Ralls fights Dutch shipping magnate Mayrant Sidneye for the woman he loves, Angelique Desaix, and for a fortune in gold aboard the Red Witch.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD; region 1; full screen (1.33:1) presentation, mono. audio (The fighting seabees), 2.0 Dolby surround (Wake of the Red Witch).
Language Note:
Closed captioned.
Subject: United States. Navy. Seabees > Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 > Naval operations, American > Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 > Drama.
Treasure troves > Indonesia > Drama.
Ship captains > Drama.
Genre: War films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Action and adventure films.

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