Beachhead | 1954

Adaptation
During World War II, four Marines land on a Pacific island to execute the rescue of French planter Bouchard and his daughter, Nina. With Japanese soldiers hidden throughout the dense jungle landscape, the Marines face a ...more

Cast

... Burke

Actor

... Sergeant Fletcher

Actor

... Nina

Actor

... Bouchard

Actor

... Reynolds

Actor

... Major Scott

Actor

... Biggerman

Actor

... Japanese Sailor

Actor

... Sniper

Actor

... Malanesian

Actor

Writers

Source Material (from novel)

Company

Aubrey Schenck Productions

Production Company

United Artists Films

Studio

Synopsis

During World War II, four Marines land on a Pacific island to execute the rescue of French planter Bouchard and his daughter, Nina. With Japanese soldiers hidden throughout the dense jungle landscape, the Marines face a daunting trek to reach their target and must endure even greater danger on the return trip with the two French citizens. In the end, one of the Marines, Burke, carries the responsibility of getting everyone to safety.

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