Get All The Greatest Big Band & Jazz Music On 10 Different CD's From The
Roaring 20's To The Swinging Jazz 30's And To The Post World War II Era...





The Fighing Sullivans is a 1944 Academy Award-nominated film, directed by Lloyd Bacon and written by Edward Doherty, Mary C. McCall Jr. and Jules Schermer, set in World War II. The story follows the lives of the five Irish-American Sullivan brothers, who grew up in Iowa during the days of the Great Depression and served together in the United States Navy during World War II. The film traces the boys from childhood, maintaining a relatively lighthearted tone until the Sullivans sign up en masse for the navy at the outbreak of the war. Refusing to be separated, the boys are all assigned to the cruiser, the USS Juneau (CL-52) and all are killed when the vessel goes down at Guadalcanal. This appalling incident (which made something of a celebrity of the brothers' grieving father when he went on a nationwide patriotic lecture tour) resulted in the Navy's decision to never again allowed all the enlisted members of one family to serve on the same ship. Even from the vantage point of fifty years, the scene in which the family receives the wire from the war department is impossible to watch with a dry eye. The film is based on the brothers' true life story. The film was originally released under the name The Sullivans; in 1945 it was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Story.

Starring ... Anne Baxter, Thomas Mitchell, Selena Royle, Edward Ryan,
Trudy Marshall, John Campbell, James Cardwell, John Alvin, George Offerman Jr.

Director: Lloyd Bacon
Producers: Sam Jaffe & Robert Kane


Year Released - Feb. 1944

Length - 112 minutes

Music Composer: Cyril J. Mockridge

Movie Distributed by Twentieth Century Fox



To search and purchase anything related with the movie listed on this page
The Fighting Sullivans ,then simply just click on this link here. Thank you...



Click on VHS tape
for enlarged view



CLICK HERE
to buy this VHS tape







MOVIE THEME SONGS

The Fighting Sullivans
'Opening Credits'
- MP3 ... 839K





Click on DVD tape
for enlarged view



CLICK HERE to Purchase DVD
Click on DVD tape
for enlarged view



CLICK HERE to Purchase DVD












View The Movie Image Library
(Movie Stills) - The Fighting Sullivans
OR Click Here To View




Return to the "World War II" Index Page


Videos in the BLU-RAY, DVD, VHS format or the CD soundtracks
can be purchased through AMAZON.com . Thank you very much...





Please Help Support This Site By Purchasing A Couple Of CD's



Come Visit The Historic Complete Victory At Sea Online Homepage