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Battle Hymn (1957)  link to Battle Hymn on IMDb  

Number: 3025

poster Battle Hymn

IMDb Rating:
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6.4/10 (984 votes)

Country: USA, 108 minutes

Spoken Languages: English, Korean

Genre(s): Drama, War, History, Biography

Director(s): Douglas Sirk

Video Codec: Unknown

Dean Hess, who entered the ministry to atone for bombing a German orphanage, decides he's a failure at preaching. Rejoined to train pilots early in the Korean War, he finds Korean orphans raiding the airbase garbage. With a pretty Korean teacher, he sets up an orphanage for them and others. But he finds that to protect his charges, he has to kill.

Tagline: The true story of Col. Dean Hess, clergyman turned fighter pilot!


photo Rock Hudson Rock Hudson Col. Dean E. Hess
photo Dan Duryea Dan Duryea Sgt. Herman
photo Don DeFore Don DeFore Capt. Dan Skidmore
photo Anna Kashfi Anna Kashfi En Soon Yang
photo James Edwards James Edwards Lt. Maples

Medium: Unknown,

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 2.35:1