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.

Ella Raines


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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