Starring Burt Lancaster , Montgomery Clift , Deborah kerr , Frank Sinatra , Donna Reed , Ernest Borgnine ,Philip Ober , Jack Warden , George Reeves. Directed by Fred Zinneman . Superb screen translation of James Jones’ lengthy, unvarnished look at military life on the eve of Pearl Harbor. Screenwriter Daniel Taradash and director Fred Zinneman managed to keep the essence of the raw text without offending 1950s audiences. Screen good girls Deborah Kerr and Donna Reed are cast aginst type as an adulturous wife and Honnolulu whore, respectively, and are magnificent, as is the entiure cast. Clift steals the show as the sensitive Robert E. Lee Prewitt, who refuses to box for the company team after killing another fighter in the ring. Winner of 8 Oscars including Best Picture, Director, Screenpaly. Supporting Actor and Supporting Actress. B&W. 118 minutes. 1953. Region 1 encoding (U.S. and Canada only).