This 23-minute documentary was filmed by the U.S. Naval Photographic Center on behalf of the Department of Defense. It concentrates on the evacuation of the Korean province of Hungnam in December of 1950. Unlike many factual films, Hungnam Story organizes events into the semblance of a plotline, with certain individuals singled out as "leading characters." Serving as narrators are Richard Widmark and Gary Merrill, respectively impersonating a Marine sergeant and a higher-ranking officer. According to published reports, Widmark and Merrill offered their services free of charge.
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