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 date(s)
  • 26 December 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 7 January 2013. 
  2. ^ Mastro, Frank (December 30, 1942). "Show Marines' Drill Program in New Picture". Chicago Daily Tribune. p. 21. Retrieved 7 January 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 7 January 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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