Marines in the Making

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Marines in the Making
Directed by Herbert Polesie
Produced by Pete Smith[1]
Starring R.E. 'Dick' Hanley
Narrated by Pete Smith
Music by Max Terr
Cinematography Richard Fryer
Release dates
  • December 26, 1942 (1942-12-26)
Running time
9 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Marines in the Making is a 1942 short propaganda film produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer about the United States Marine Corps.[2] It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Short Subject, One-reel in 1943.[3][4]

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  1. ^ Happer, Hedda (December 24, 1942). "SCREEN". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved January 7, 2013. 
  2. ^ Mastro, Frank (December 30, 1942). "Show Marines' Drill Program in New Picture". Chicago Daily Tribune. p. 21. Retrieved January 7, 2013. 
  3. ^ "The 15th Academy Awards (1943) Nominees and Winners". Retrieved 2013-06-26. 
  4. ^ Hemenez, Richard L. (June 2001). The United States Marine Corps in books and the performing arts. McFarland. pp. 623–. ISBN 9780786407583. Retrieved January 7, 2013. This salute to the Corps musicians received a 1942 Academy Award nomination for Short Film (one reel) along with Marines in the Making... 

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