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Hell to Eternity (1960)

NR 08/01/1960 (US) DramaWar 2h 11m

The Marines' Battle Cry of the South Pacific!


Based on the story about Guy Gabaldon, a Los Angeles Hispanic boy raised in the 1930s by a Japanese-American foster family. After Pearl Harbor, his foster family is interned at the Manzanar camp for Japanese Americans, while he enlists in the Marines, where his ability to speak Japanese becomes a vital asset. During the Battle of Saipan, he convinces 800 Japanese to surrender after their general commits suicide.

  1. Phil Karlson


  2. Walter Roeber Schmidt


  3. Ted Sherdeman


  4. Gil Doud


Top Billed Cast

  1. Jeffrey Hunter

    Jeffrey Hunter

    Guy Gabaldon

  2. David Janssen

    David Janssen

    Sgt, Bill Hazen

  3. Sessue Hayakawa

    Sessue Hayakawa

    General Matsui

  4. Vic Damone

    Vic Damone

    Cpl. Pete Lewis

  5. George Takei

    George Takei

    George Une

  6. Reiko Sato

    Reiko Sato


  7. Patricia Owens

    Patricia Owens

    Sheila Lincoln

  8. Richard Eyer

    Richard Eyer

    Guy - as a Boy

  9. John Larch

    John Larch

    Capt. Schwabe

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Hell to Eternity
Hell to Eternity

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $800,000.00

Revenue -


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