Too Young the Hero


2h 1988

Brief Synopsis

A television movie based on the true story of a 12-year-old who enlisted in the Navy during World War II and became a hero. Discovered to be underaged, he is returned to the United States where he was mistaken for a deserter.

Film Details

Also Known As
Too Young a Hero
Release Date
1988
Production Company
CBS Entertainment; CFI Hollywood; Fincannon & Associates; Landsburg Company
Location
Wilmington, North Carolina, USA; Camp Pendleton, Virginia, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

A television movie based on the true story of a 12-year-old who enlisted in the Navy during World War II and became a hero. Discovered to be underaged, he is returned to the United States where he was mistaken for a deserter.

Film Details

Also Known As
Too Young a Hero
Release Date
1988
Production Company
CBS Entertainment; CFI Hollywood; Fincannon & Associates; Landsburg Company
Location
Wilmington, North Carolina, USA; Camp Pendleton, Virginia, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

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Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Aired in United States March 27, 1988

Original title: "Too Young a Hero."