• Battle Hymn (1957)

Battle Hymn

Release Date: 1957

DVD Release Date: May 25th, 2004

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 48 min

Plot Summary

Haunted by a deadly mistake he made as a World War II bomber pilot, Reverend Dean Hess (Rock Hudson) re-enlists at the beginning of the Korean War despite the pleas of his faithful wife, Mary (Martha Hyer). In South Korea, Hess takes command of a training base where his easygoing old friend Dan Skidmore (Don DeFore) is among the officers. Amidst increasing danger from enemy bombardment, Hess and local woman En Soon Yang (Anna Kashfi) try to protect the area's growing refugee orphan population.

Cast: Rock Hudson, Martha Hyer, Dan Duryea, Don DeFore, Anna Kashfi, Jock Mahoney, Alan Hale Jr., Carl Benton Reid

Director: Douglas Sirk

Genres: War

Production Co: Universal International Pictures

Keywords: Friend, Transformation, Wife, 1950s, Sacrifice


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