The Story of Dr. Wassell (1944)
Movie: The Story of Dr. Wassell
- Director: Cecil B. DeMille
- Stars: Gary Cooper, Laraine Day, Signe Hasso, Dennis O’Keefe, Carol Thurston, Carl Esmond, Paul Kelly, Elliott Reid, Stanley Ridges, Renny McEvoy, Oliver Thorndike, Philip Ahn, Barbara Britton
- Release Date: July 04, 1944
- Run Time: 140 min
- Genre: Drama, Action, Adventure, Romance, War
As the Japanese sweep through the East Indies during World War II, Dr. Wassell is determined to escape from Java with some crewmen of the cruiser Marblehead. Based on a true story of how Dr. Wassell saved a dozen or so wounded sailors who were left behind when able bodied men were evacuated to Australia.