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Battle Hymn

Battle Hymn(1957)

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Brief Synopsis

True story of a WWII pilot. Colonel Dean Hess, haunted by his accidental bombing of an orphanage in World War II, he re-enlists in 1950 and goes to Seoul to train Korean pilots, there he builds the local orphans a shelter and, aided by the woman he loves, engineers an astounding feat to rescue them.

Cast & Crew

Douglas Sirk Director
Rock Hudson Dean Hess
Anna Kashfi En Soon Yang
Dan Duryea Sergeant Herman
Don DeFore Captain [Dan] Skidmore
Martha Hyer Mary Hess
Jock Mahoney Major Moore
Alan Hale [Jr.] Mess sergeant
James Edwards Lieutenant Maples
Carl Benton Reid Deacon Edwards
Richard Loo General Kim
Philip Ahn Old man [Lu Ahn]
Bartlett Robinson General Timberidge
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  Los Angles opening: 20 Feb 1957
Release Date:  1957 Production Date:  [CinemaScope]
EBx; AFI
Color/B&W:  Color (Technicolor) Distributions Co:  Universal Pictures Co., Inc.
Sound:  Mono (Westrex Recording System) Production Co:  Universal-International Pictures Co., Inc.
Duration(mins):  108 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Battle Hymn

    David Putman 2014-05-24

    Many years ago (was it about 10?) TCM played the movie Battle Hymn during the Memorial Day weekend. Since then I have been disappointed every Memorial Day... MORE>