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Director  Cecil B. DeMille
Music director  Victor Young
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Language  English
7/10 IMDb

Genre  Drama, Action, Adventure
Production  Paramount Pictures
Country  United States
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Release date  July 4, 1944 (1944-07-04) (USA)
Writer  Alan Le May (screenplay), Charles Bennett (screenplay), Corydon M. Wassell (story), James Hilton (story)
Cast  Gary Cooper (Dr. Corydon M. Wassell), Laraine Day (Madeleine), Signe Hasso (Bettina), Dennis O'Keefe (Benjamin 'Hoppy' Hopkins), Carol Thurston (Tremartini (Three Martini)), Carl Esmond (Lt. Dirk Van Daal)
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The Story of Dr. Wassell is a 1944 American Technicolor World War II film set in the Dutch East Indies, directed by Cecil B. DeMille, and starring Gary Cooper, Laraine Day, Signe Hasso and Dennis O'Keefe. The film was based on a book of the same name by novelist and screenwriter James Hilton, his only nonfiction book.

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The book and film were inspired by the wartime activities of U.S. Navy Doctor Corydon M. Wassell which were referred to by President Roosevelt in a radio broadcast made in April 1942. The appropriate section of this broadcast appears toward the end of the film.

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For their work on this film, Farciot Edouart, Gordon Jennings and George Dutton received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Visual Effects.

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Cast

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  • Gary Cooper as Dr. Corydon M. Wassell
  • Laraine Day as Madeleine
  • Signe Hasso as Bettina
  • Dennis O'Keefe as Benjamin 'Hoppy' Hopkins
  • Carol Thurston as Tremartini
  • Carl Esmond as Lt. Dirk Van Daal
  • Paul Kelly as Murdock
  • Elliott Reid as William 'Andy' Anderson
  • Stanley Ridges as Cmdr. William B. 'Bill' Goggins
  • Renny McEvoy as Johnny Leeweather
  • Oliver Thorndike as Alabam
  • Philip Ahn as Ping
  • Barbara Britton as Ruth
  • Cecil B. DeMille as Narrator (uncredited)
  • unbilled players include Richard Aherne, Irving Bacon, Sven Hugo Borg, Victor Borge, Yvonne De Carlo, Ann Doran, Milton Kibbee, Elmo Lincoln, Richard Loo, Gavin Muir, Jack Norton and Philip Van Zandt
  • Production

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    It was originally announced that Yvonne de Carlo would play the role of the Javanese nurse.

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    De Mille wanted Alan Ladd to play the role of Hoppy but he had to go into military service.

    Reception

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    The film was the seventh most popular film of the year released in Australia in 1945.

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    It was the fifth most popular movie of 1946 in France with admissions of 5,866,693.http://translate.google.com.au/translate?hl=en&sl=fr&u=http://www.boxofficestory.com/&prev=search

    In popular culture

    In the Truman Capote novella Breakfast at Tiffany's, Holly Golightly was to have auditioned for the role of Dr. Wassel's nurse, but impulsively left for New York City.

    References

    The Story of Dr. Wassell Wikipedia
    The Story of Dr. Wassell IMDb The Story of Dr. Wassell themoviedb.org


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