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Hail the Conquering Hero


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MPAA Rating: NR
Genre: Comedy
Director: Preston Sturges

Like his war-hero father who was killed in action during World War I, Woodrow Lafayette Pershing Truesmith leaves his small town to join the Marines during World War II. But when he's given a medical discharge after only a month, he takes a job at a San Diego shipyard and writes letters to his mother about his fictitious wartime exploits. When he returns home, he discovers that his innocent lies have spread further than he expected.

Cast :

  • Eddie Bracken
  • Woodrow Lafayette Pershing Truesmith
  • Ella Raines
  • Libby
  • Raymond Walburn
  • Mayor Everett D. Noble
  • William Demarest
  • Sgt. Heppelfinger
  • Bill Edwards
  • Forrest Noble
  • Elizabeth Patterson
  • Libby's Aunt
  • Jimmy Conlin
  • Judge Dennis
  • Franklin Pangborn
  • Committee Chairman
  • Jack Norton
  • Second Bandleader
  • Paul Porcasi
  • Cafe Owner
  • Al Bridge
  • Political Boss
Producers :
Preston Sturges
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