Battle Cry

Battle Cry

Van Heflin
Director: Raoul Walsh Cast: Van Heflin
Van Heflin
, Aldo Ray
Aldo Ray
, Mona Freeman
Mona Freeman
Raoul Walsh

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Overview

Adapted by Leon Uris from his own novel, the film follows a group of World War II marines, from Basic Training to Battlefield. Major Van Heflin knows that his men are spoiling for a real fight, but must make do with the desultory skirmishes assigned them by the Brass. All this changes with an onslaught of heavy-duty battling in the South Pacific. Aldo Ray plays a tough leatherneck who falls in love with demure Nancy Olson, while James Whitmore, Tab Hunter, Dorothy Malone and Raymond Massey costar. And watch for young Justus McQueen, cast as private L.Q. Jones; McQueen liked his character name so much that he adopted it as his professional cognomen. Composer Max Steiner's musical score earned him an Oscar nomination.

Product Details

Release Date: 06/09/2020
UPC: 0883929715138
Original Release: 1955
Rating: NR
Source: Warner Archives
Presentation: [Full Frame]
Time: 2:28:00

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Van Heflin Maj. Sam Huxley
Aldo Ray Andy Hookens
Mona Freeman Kathy Walker
Nancy Olson Mrs. Pat Rogers
Tab Hunter Danny Forrester
James Whitmore Sgt. Mac/Narrator
Dorothy Malone Mrs. Elaine Yarborough
Raymond Massey Gen. Snipes
Anne Francis Rae
William Campbell Ski
John Lupton Marion Hotchkiss
Perry Lopez Joe Gomez
Fess Parker Speedy
Chief Jonas Applegarth Lighttower
Tommy Cook Ziltch
Felix Noriego Crazy Horse
Susan Morrow Susan
Carleton Young Maj. Jim Wellman
Rhys Williams Enoch Rogers
Allyn Ann McLerie Ruby, Waitress
Gregory Walcott Sgt. Jim Beller
Frank Ferguson Mr. Hector Walker
Willis B. Bouchey Mr. Forrester
Lee Allen Actor
Chick Chandler Chaplain
Glenn Denning Sea Bags
Don Durant Actor
L.Q. Jones Justus E. McQueen
Victor Millan Pedro
Sarah Selby Mrs. Forrester

Technical Credits
Raoul Walsh Director,Producer
Gordon Bau Makeup
John Beckman Art Director
Sidney Hickox Cinematographer
William Kissell Asst. Director
Moss Mabry Costumes/Costume Designer
Russ Saunders Asst. Director
Francis J. Scheid Sound/Sound Designer
Max Steiner Score Composer
Leon Uris Screenwriter,Source Author
William Wallace Set Decoration/Design
William H. Ziegler Editor

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