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Hail the Conquering Hero
Weak Eddie Bracken is mistaken for a war hero by his home town after the Army rejects him. Directed by Preston Sturges, this one is full of satire and is a thinking person's movie.
Re-creation of the 1969 battle involving the 101st Airborne Division. Writer: Jim Carabatsos. Stars: Michael Dolan, Anthony Barrile, and Michael Patrick.
Shakespeare tragedy. The Prince of Denmark is torn with emotions when his father dies and his mother remarries.
Harrison Ford, Lesley-Anne Down, and Christopher Plummer are great in this WW II romance between a married British woman and an American soldier who is sent on a mission behind enemy lines. Directed and written by Peter Hyams. Harrison Ford rules.
The Hasty Heart
Sensitive film based on a play by John Patrick about a Scottish soldier who has a short time to live. Starring Ronald Reagan.
Hell is for Heroes
A movie of courage and bravery about a small squadron forced to hold back a German offensive by pretending they are larger and better equipped than they are. Steve McQueen, James Coburn, Nick Adams, and Bob Newhart star in this compelling drama of men behaving at their finest. Cowritten by Robert Pirosh, a WW II soldier.
Hellcats of the Navy
Exciting adventure of a U. S. submarine in WW II. Starring Ronald Reagan and Nancy Davis; their only film together.
Henry and June
The writer Ana´s Nin (Maria de Medeiros) is a young woman in 1930s Paris whose husband is slowly defecting from art to working in a bank, leaving her very bored. When the then-unpublished Brooklyn writer Henry Miller (Fred Ward) enters her life, she embarks on a journey of seduction and sexual exploration that eventually leads from the writer to his wife, June (Uma Thurman), who finances her husband's life in Paris so he may praise her beauty in his writing.
By William Shakespeare.
The Heroes of Telemark
Allied soldiers must blow up a German factory as the Nazis occupy Norway. Lots of action. Starring Kirk Douglas, Richard Harris, Michael Redgrave, and Eric Porter.
Powerful film of military prison camp, with Sean Connery in lead role. Written by Ray Rigby.
The House on 92nd Street
Nazi agents in New York attempt to steal part of the atom bomb formula. Starring William Eythe, Lloyd Nolan, Leo G. Carroll, and Gene Lockhart. Charles G. Booth won an Oscar for his original story.
How Green Was My Valley
A moving film about the decline of a Welsh mining family. John Ford directed. Philip Dunne was nominated for an Oscar for the screenplay. Cast: Walter Pidgeon, Maureen O'Hara, Roddy McDowell.
The Human Comedy
The wartime story is set in a small town and stars Mickey Rooney, Van Johnson, and Donna Reed. William Saroyan won the Oscar for Original Story.
The Hunchback of Notre Dame
The deformed bellringer comes to the aid of the beautiful gypsy girl. From Victor Hugo.