PT 109 (film)
PT 109 is a 1963 biographical which depicts the actions of John F. Kennedy in command of Motor Torpedo Boat PT-109 as an officer of the United States Navy during World War II. The movie was adapted by Vincent Flaherty and Howard Sheehan from the book PT 109: John F. Kennedy in World War II by Robert J. Donovan. Cliff Robertson stars as Kennedy.
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- How would you like that coastwatcher job?
- Some people fight a war behind a desk, others behind 15 inch gun. He's up there by himself. If the enemy finds him, that's the way he's going to die, alone.
- Most men would have given up...But not the crew of PT 109
- "The Story you wouldn't believe happened...but it did!"
- The true story of Lt. John F. Kennedy's incredible adventure in the South Pacific!
- A band of men left for dead in a flaming sea and their epic heroism and survival!
- Cliff Robertson as LTJG John F. Kennedy
- Ty Hardin as ENS Leonard J. Thom
- James Gregory as CDR C.R. Ritchie
- Robert Culp as ENS George "Barney" Ross
- Grant Williams as LT Alvin Cluster
- Lew Gallo as Yeoman Rogers
- Errol John as Benjamin Kevu
- Michael Pate as Lieutenant Reginald Evans, RANVR
- Robert Blake as Charles "Bucky" Harris