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Hell to Eternity (30-Sep-1960)

Director: Phil Karlson

Writers: Gil Doud; Walter Roeber Schmidt; Ted Sherdeman

Music Composed and Conducted by: Leith Stevens

Producer: Irving H. Levin

Keywords: Drama, WWII

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Vic Damone
12-Jun-1928   Singer of ballads
Richard Eyer
6-May-1945   The Invisible Boy
Sessue Hayakawa
10-Jun-1889 23-Nov-1973 The Bridge on the River Kwai
Jeffrey Hunter
25-Nov-1926 27-May-1969 King of Kings
David Janssen
27-Mar-1931 13-Feb-1980 The Fugitive
John Larch
4-Oct-1914 16-Oct-2005 Character actor
Patricia Owens
17-Jan-1925 31-Aug-2000 The Fly
George Takei
20-Apr-1937   Sulu on Star Trek
Bill Williams
21-May-1915 21-Sep-1992 The Adventures of Kit Carson


Jeffrey Hunter   ...   Guy Gabaldon
And Co-Starring
David Janssen   ...   Bill Hazen
Vic Damone   ...   Pete Lewis
Patricia Owens   ...   Sheila
Richard Eyer   ...   Guy (as a boy)
John Larch   ...   Capt. Schwabe
Bill Williams   ...   Leonard
Michi Kobi   ...   Sono
George Shibata   ...   Kaz Une
Reiko Sato   ...   Famika
Richard Gardner   ...   Sullivan
Bob Okazaki   ...   Papa Une
George Matsui   ...   George (as a boy)
Nicky Blair   ...   Martini
George Takei   ...   George Une
Miiko Taka   ...   Ester
Tsuru Aoki Hayakawa   ...   Mother Une
Sessue Hayakawa   ...   Gen. Matsui


Review by Phil Carlson (posted on 26-Apr-2007)

World War II Movie, Starring Jeffrey Hunter, Profiles the Life, in part of Mexican American, An East L.A. Born Soldier named Villasana? even though Jeffrey Hunter is Cast as an Italian American. His Heroics take place in and Around the Islands of Okinawa, Japan. His Heroics include 33 confirmed 33 Kills(enemy dead) and capture through Psychological Persuasion, He learned fluent Japanese Growing up in a Japanese Family whose Members were dispossed of their house and relocated during the duration of the War, and the Capture of nearly 1200 Japanese Soldiers, many of whom were injured and realized that they had been defeated. . .Yet despite his Heroics, many consider him the Greatest Humanitarian Infantry Soldier in the History of Modern American Warfare, He was never Awarded the Medal of Honor!! This is clearly a Disgrace both to The Military and to The People of America. Moreover, his Actual Persona has never really been fully developed except by a Few Newspaper Articles, such as the L.A. Times that featured him in the Obituaries many years Ago! Despite having had a Secretary of the Army of Latin Descent, His True Heroism has gone Unrecognized by America. Have search the BookShelves far and Wide and found no real Data Acknowledging This Soldier's Accomplishments! This can hardly be called trying to be Politically Correct!

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