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Hail the Conquering Hero

  • Directed By: Preston Sturges

Synopsis: Having been discharged from the Marines for a hayfever condition before ever seeing action, Woodrow Lafayette Pershing Truesmith (Eddie Bracken) delays the return to his hometown, feeling that he is a failure. While in a moment of melancholy, he meets up with a group of Marines who befriend him and encourage him to return home to his mother by fabricating a story that he was wounded in battle with honorable discharge.

Cast
Ella Raines

Libby

Raymond Walburn

Mayor Everett D. Noble

William Demarest

Sgt. Heppelfinger

Franklin Pangborn

Reception Committee Chairman

Elizabeth Patterson

Martha - Libby's Aunt

Georgia Caine

Mrs. Truesmith

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Release Date: Aug 8th, 1944
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