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The Hasty Heart (1949)

Richard Todd as "Cpl. Lachlan `'Lachie'` MacLachlan"

On the last day of World War II, Scottish soldier Lachlan MacLachlan (Richard Todd) is shot in the lower back and needs to be treated at the local medical unit in Burma before he can return home. His stay is lengthened, however, and when his nurse (Patricia Neal) asks why, she learns that his wound is fatal. With the help of an American patient (Ronald Reagan), the staff and other patients at the hospital try to make the Scot's final days happy. But things get ugly when he learns the truth.

Academy Award (1949) Nominated Best Actor
Golden Globe (1949) Nominated Actor in a Leading Role

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Dam Busters Actor Richard Todd Dies Aged 90

Posted by
Pete Stanton on Dec 4th 2009, 3:27AM

Dec 4th 2009, 3:27AM

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