Hail the Conquering Hero

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Hail the Conquering Hero ★★★½ 1944

A slight young man is rejected by the Army. Upon returning home, he is surprised to find out they think he's a hero. Biting satire with Demarest's performance stealing the show. 101m/B VHS . Eddie Bracken, Ella Raines, William Demarest, Franklin Pangborn, Raymond Walburn, Freddie (Fred) Steele; D: Preston Sturges.