PAUSE IT: What do you see? Actor John Wayne in Allan Dwan’s Sands of Iwo Jima (1949). John Wayne appeared in numerous iconic war films, so many people are surprised to hear that he never actually served in the military himself. This Memorial Day weekend, Olive Films takes time out to remember those lost while serving in our country’s armed forces. Have a peaceful and pleasant Memorial Day!

Sands of Iwo Jima (1949)
Director: Allan Dwan
Director of Photography: Reggie Lanning
Cast: John Wayne, John Agar, Adele Mara, Forrest Tucker
Available on DVD and Blu-ray from Olive Films.

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