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The Purple Heart

The Purple Heart(1944)

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Brief Synopsis

This is the story of the crew of a downed bomber, captured after a run over Tokyo, early in the war. Relates the hardships the men endure while in captivity, and their final humiliation: being tried and convicted as war criminals.

Cast & Crew

Dana Andrews Capt. Harvey Ross
Richard Conte Lt. Angelo Canelli
Farley Granger Sgt. Howard Clinton
Kevin O'Shea Sgt. Jan Skvoznik
Donald Barry Lt. Peter Vincent
Trudy Marshall Mrs. Ross
Sam Levene Lt. Wayne Greenbaum
Charles Russell Lt. Kenneth Bayforth
John Craven Sgt. Martin Stoner
Tala Birell Johanna Hartwig
Richard Loo Gen. Ito Mitsubi
Peter Chong Mitsuru Toyama
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 8 Mar 1944; Los Angeles opening: 9 Mar 1944
Release Date:  1944 Production Date:  Darryl F. Zanuck's Production
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Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
Duration(mins):  99 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  8,962    
Duration(reels):  11    

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  • The Purple Heart

    Frank Prete 2013-08-26

    One of the greatest world war 11 movies ever made !!!!!!!! Should be shown more often so younger generations know what went on in that time and what kind... MORE>

  • Well-acted,Powerful Film

    Dana Fan 2012-05-14

    In spite of so-called racism,this film is about war,and those who give their lives either in and on the battlefield and those defending our right to... MORE>

  • The Purple Heart

    Elaine Raynor 2010-02-24

    I saw this movie as a child and it stayed with me to this day. The courage and honor that the actors portrayed in this film is how things actually were in... MORE>