Battle Hymn

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Battle Hymn ★★½ 1957

After accidentally bombing an orphanage as a WWII fighter pilot, Dean Hess (Hudson) becomes a minister. He returns to the Air Force in 1950 to train Korean pilots in Seoul and winds up building a home for the local orphans. True story on which the real Hess served as technical advisor. 109m/C VHS, DVD . Rock Hudson, Dan Duryea, Martha Hyer, Anna Kashfi, Don DeFore, Jock Mahoney, Carl Benton Reid, Alan Hale Jr., Richard Loo, Philip Ahn; D: Douglas Sirk; W: Charles Grayson, Vincent B. Evans; C: Russell Metty; M: Frank Skinner.