Battle Hymn (1957)

Original U.S. Lobby Card
(11" x 14")

$25.00

Card #: TC |

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IMDb ID: tt0050171 | Location: LC51

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Story Line

Battle Hymn was inspired by the true story of American minister Dean Hess, played here with rare sensitivity by Rock Hudson. A bomber pilot during World War II, Hess inadvertently releases a bomb which destroys a German orphanage. Tortured by guilt, Hess relocates in Korea after the war to offer his services as a missionary. Combining the best elements of Christianity and Eastern spiritualism, Hess establishes a large home for orphans. The preacher’s efforts are threatened when the Korean “police action” breaks out in 1950. Battle Hymn was one of several collaborations between Rock Hudson and director Douglas Sirk–though Sirk felt that Robert Stack would have been better suited to the role of Rev. Hess.

The cast includes: Rock Hudson, Anna Kashfi, Dan Duryea, Don DeFore, Martha Hyer, Jock Mahoney, Alan Hale Jr., James Edwards, Carl Benton Reid, Richard Loo, Simon Scott, Carl Benton Reid, Philip Ahn, Bartlett Robinson, Teru Shimada, Carleton Young, Jung’ Kyoo Pyo, Art Millan, William Hudson, Paul Sorensen

Directed by: Douglas Sirk

Genres: Drama, War