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Guadalcanal Diary


20th Century-Fox's 1943 filmization of [[Performer~P171740~Richard Tregaskis~richardtregaskis]]' best-selling book Guadalcanal Diary does full justice to the spare, lean prose of Tregaskis' eyewitness account. The incidents in the "diary" are tied together by an off-screen narrator into a cohesive storyline. The principal characters in this wartime chronicle are marine sergeant [[Performer~P52886~Lloyd Nolan~lloydnolan]], chaplain [[Performer~P24459~Preston S. Foster~prestonsfoster]], Mexican enlistee...more