Story of Dr. Wassell 1944 Gary Cooper Action


The story of Doctor Wassell, who after being 2nd to discover the source of a major epidemic in China, joins the Navy and cares for injured American sailors.


Story of Dr. Wassell DVD 1944 Gary Cooper Action

Stars of Story of Dr. Wassell: Gary Cooper, Laraine Day, Signe Hasso

Tagline: Drama of Loyalty and Love! The Story the Whole World Has Heard About!

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.

Gary Cooper’s Dr. Wassell is appealing and the story line compelling enough to make watching this film time well spent. The story of a Doctor, who after being second to discover the source of a major epidemic in China, joins the Navy and ends up caring for a group of injured American sailors stranded on JAVA during WWII. This and the quiet heroics of Wassell and other characters makes for a fascinating watch. “The Story of Dr. Wassell” is a solid period film with a number of surprisingly good actors.

Product Information for Story of Dr. Wassell

  • Director: Cecil B. DeMille
  • Country: USA
  • Language: English
  • Production Co.: Paramount Pictures
  • Run time: 140 minutes
  • Sound: Mono
  • Color: Color (Technicolor)
  • Widescreen

Sample Video from Story of Dr. Wassell

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Additional information

Weight 3 oz
Dimensions 9 × 6 × 0.5 in




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