Lost among the violent tides of World War II and the cold, barren landscapes of an Italian winter, an American Sniper struggles to keep his soul intact. Endlessly he murders German soldiers... See full summary »
Two innocent men are wrongly convicted of murder and sentenced to death. The fiance of one of them convinces a police detective of their innocence, and together they try to find the real ... See full summary »
Idealistic attorney Anton Adam makes headlines when he successfully prosecutes a prominent New York racketeer named Gilmurry. Adam's sudden renown attracts the attention of high-profile ... See full summary »
Vicki Wallace (Joan Blondell) takes great pleasure in teasing her husband,Tony Wallace (Warren William), who takes no pleasure at all in being teased and it isn't long before he ups and ... See full summary »
Edward Everett Horton
Women are trapped behind enemy lines in Bataan province during WWII. These brave nurses train to try to save hospital wounded in Corregidor prior to Douglas MacArthur's return before the ... See full summary »
The Army nurses on Bataan need help badly, but when it arrives, it sure isn't what they expected. A motley crew, including a Southern belle, a waitress, and a stripper, show up. Many conflicts arise among these women who are thrown together in what is a desperate and ultimately hopeless situation.Written by
The play originally opened in a small theater in Hollywood, CA, in late September 1942, with the title "Cry Havoc". It opened on Broadway in New York City on 25 December 1942 with the title "Proof Through the Night", but changed the title back to "Cry Havoc" on 30 December 1942, probably because of bad notices. However, it closed on 2 January 1943 after only 11 performances. The opening night cast included Carol Channing and Ann Shoemaker. See more »
When the cook enters with the food; she hands a tray of corn beef hash to the volunteer sitting on the left of Pat Conlin and she starts serving herself first. But on the next shot while she is still serving herself; Conlin now has food on her plate when before it was empty. Then on the following shot when the bombs start dropping, Conlin's plate is empty again however she did not eat anything. See more »
They say after you've been in the army for a while you can do anything a horse does.
I don't *want* to do what a horse does.
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The Battle Hymn of the Republic
Music by William Steffe (circa 1856)
Variations in the score often See more »
A star-studded female cast of Warner's contract players that is wll worth your time.
During WWII, the various Hollywood studios made a bazillion war films aimed at bolstering the courage and resolve of the American public. Among these pictures were several whose stars were women--often involving nurses or entertainers working with the USO. Warner Brothers' entry into the genre was "Cry 'Havoc'", one that featured a motley crew of non-nurses pressed into service during during the fall of the Philippines. Among these women are the usual stereotypes, such the world-weary and cynical (Ann Sothern) and the stripper (Joan Blondell) and many, many others. The bottom line is that with the likes of Sothern, Blondell, Margaret Sullavan, Faye Bainter, Marsha Hunt, Ella Raines, Frances Gifford and many others, you can't help but have an excellent film. Not quite the distinguished female staff from "The Women"...but rather close...and each woman, on her own, would have been more than capable of carrying a picture.
So is it any good? Of course....the writing, sensationalism and schmaltz all work together to tell the women's side of the war...and tell it very well. It also helps that the film is NOT an ultra-positive look at the fall of Bataan but is rather realistic.
By the way, look for Robert Mitchem who has about a 5 second cameo...saying "I'm alright"...and then promptly dying.
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